[K12OSN] k12linux and windows dhcp server

Trey Hunsucker thunsucker at cnc-usa.com
Thu Mar 26 14:48:20 UTC 2009


You are correct, is it very possible to run linux as the dhcp server for 
a windows domain but I've had much better success with a backup domain 
controller handing out dhcp. Just my personal preference.


Les Mikesell wrote:
> Trey Hunsucker wrote:
>> Les,
>> In our windows environment it is best for the windows servers to hand 
>> out dhcp, we're running a domain.
> I don't follow... What does DHCP have to do with a domain other than 
> pointing the clients to the windows box for WINS and DNS if it is AD?

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