DHCP Server Configuration Course
DHCP LAB Installation | DHCP Configuration | DHCP High Availability | Configure Cisco DHCP | Troubleshooting
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
A DHCP Server is a network server that automatically provides and assigns IP addresses, default gateways and other network parameters to client devices. It relies on the standard protocol known as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol or DHCP to respond to broadcast queries by clients.
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A DHCP server automatically sends the required network parameters for clients to properly communicate on the network. Without it, the network administrator has to manually set up every client that joins the network, which can be cumbersome, especially in large networks. DHCP servers usually assign each client with a unique dynamic IP address, which changes when the client’s lease for that IP address has expired.
When to use a router/switch as your DHCP Server
There are many enterprise companies who are still using DHCP for IPv4 on their routers/switches. This is typically done by the network administrator who needs to get a DHCP capability up and running quickly but does not have access to a DHCP server. Most routers/switches have the ability to provide the following DHCP server support:
a DHCP client and obtain an interface IPv4 address from an upstream DHCP service
a DHCP relay and forward UDP DHCP messages from clients on a LAN to and from a DHCP server
a DHCP server whereby the router/switch services DHCP requests directly. However, there are limitations to using a router/switch as a DHCP server
Running a DHCP server on a router/switch consumes resources on the network device. These DHCP packets are handled in software (not hardware accelerated forwarding). The resources required make this practice not suitable for a network with a large number (> 150) of DHCP clients.
Who this course is for:
- Network Admin
- Network Enginner
- Help-Desk User
- Windows Admin
What will you learn in this course:
How to administer DHCP Server
Managing a DHCP Server
Deploy a DHCP Server in Pro Network
Configure Advance option
What are the prerequisites for this course?
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- DHCPv4 Indepth 05:50 05:50
- DHCP Address Assignment 06:25 06:25
- DHCP Lease Time Events 05:46 05:46
- DHCPv4 Options Processing 04:02 04:02
DHCP LAB Installation
DHCP installation Role
Configuring Advanced Options in DHCP Server
Configuring for High Availability
Cisco DHCP Prepare LAB
Configure Cisco DHCP
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