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DHCP for Windows 2000

DHCP for Windows 2000


Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 26-JAN-2001

Insert Date: 27-SEP-2002

Slots: 1.0

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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...