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DHCP for Windows 2000 Managing the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

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ISBN-10: 1565928385

ISBN-13: 9781565928381

Edition: 2001

Authors: Neall Alcott

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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is an open standard Internet protocol used to allocate and manage IP addresses dynamically. Before DHCP came along, administrators had to manually configure each host on a network with an IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway. Maintaining the changes and the associated logs took a tremendous amount of time and was prone to error. DHCP uses a client/server model in which the system updates and maintains the network information dynamically. Windows 2000 provides enhanced DHCP client-server support. "DHCP for Windows 2000 is custom-designed for system administrators who are responsible for configuring and maintaining networks with Windows…    
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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Neall Alcott has been designing, building, and managing networks for the past 8 years. He is also an MCT who has been training students in the Delaware Valley for the past 4 years. Currently, he is a Senior Systems Engineer for Visalign LLC, a professional services firm specializing in web solutions, web infrastructure, and managed services for enterprise-wide clients in the pharmaceutical, financial services, power/utility, entertainment/media, emerging technology/growth, and state and local government industries. Neall's current role at Visalign is as an eBusiness Infrastructure Architect, planning and designing server architectures using Microsoft's .NET platform. Previously, Neall was…    

TCP/IP Overview
The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
MAC Addresses
IP Addressing
DNS and Hostnames
WINS and NetBIOS Names
In The Beginning: RARP and BOOTP
What Is BOOTP?
BOOTP Packet Structure
The BOOTP Conversation
Making Life Easier: DHCP
DHCP Packet Structure
The DHCP Conversation
The DHCP Relay Agent
Designing a DHCP Infrastructure
Who Needs DHCP?
Creating an IP Addressing Plan
Network Topology
DHCP Client Needs
Defining Scopes
Fault Tolerance
Putting It All Together: DHCP Strategies
The DHCP Server
Introduction to Windows 2000
DHCP Server in Windows 2000
Installing DHCP Server in Windows 2000
The DHCP Console
Configuring a DHCP Server
DHCP Clients
Windows 2000 Professional
Windows NT Workstation 4.0
Windows 9x
Windows for Workgroups
Advanced DHCP
Delegating Administration
Using Netsh Commands for DHCP
Configuring Multihomed DHCP Servers
The DHCP Database
Supporting BOOTP Clients
Configuring Cisco Routers
Configuring Windows 2000 as a DHCP Relay Agent
Multicasting: Using MADCAP
Multicast Address Allocation
DHCP Failover: Using Clusters
Windows Clustering
Building a Windows 2000 Cluster
Integrating DHCP and DNS
Domain Name System
Windows 2000 DNS Server
Dynamic Update
Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCP
Monitoring DHCP
Troubleshooting DHCP
What Lies Ahead: IPv6 and DHCPv6
DHCP for IPv6
DHCP Options