[K12OSN] Re: K12OSN Digest, Vol 24, Issue 14

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Tue Feb 14 15:48:01 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 08:30, Henry Burroughs wrote:

> I am stuck with an ADS infrastructure (Exchange is entrenched) for the
> moment.  I disabled my Windows DHCP server and use one of my Linux
> servers for DHCP.  Using Linux DHCP allows you to have if/else
> statements within the configuration file, so your server can hand out
> a PXE or other type of boot image (ie: using etherboot) automatically
> rather than having to specify PXE or etherboot images, and then
> overiding specific clients (if you were using Winders DHCP).  I've run
> it for at least a year and a half with no problems.

AD doesn't care if you use a different DHCP server but it
really, really wants to be the DNS server for the machines
in it's domain.  A lot of operations will be slower if
it isn't.

  Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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