Windows Server 2012 R2- Enhancing DHCP policies and DNS registrations in DHCP server

Introduction Windows DHCP server can perform registration of DNS records with the DNS server on the behalf of its clients. Windows Server 2012 R2 enhances this DNS registration functionality in DHCP server. It provides you more flexibility in registering clients with the DNS server. You can now configure the DHCP server to perform registration only…

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DHCP Policies using PowerShell

The DHCP server role in Windows Server® 2012 introduces DHCP Policies also referred as Policy Based Assignment (PBA), a feature that enables users to create policies at scope or server level for assigning IPv4 addresses and options to DHCP clients based on attributes like Vendor Class, User Class, MAC Address etc.  The DHCP Policies blog…

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DHCP policies based on Relay Agent Information Option (option 82), DHCP Snooping and IP Source Guard

Introduction DHCP server in Windows Server 2012 provides support for provisioning customized IP address and network configurations to DHCP clients using DHCP policies. Policies can be created based on several criteria one of which is relay agent information option – commonly referred as option 82. To get a better understanding on DHCP server policies and…

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DHCP Server Callout API usage

Microsoft DHCP Server Callout API provides a way for developers to access the critical phases of DHCP protocol processing in Windows Server 2003 family and later. This enables developers to: ·         Create customized extensions to the Microsoft DHCP Server ·         Monitor statistics ·         Create parallel lease databases ·         Provide other customized solutions Refer this link for a description…

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