DHCP server

DHCP server

A server in the network or a service within a server that assigns IP addresses. See DHCP.
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The DHCP server in LAN can automatically set up network parameters such as IP addresses, subnet masks, gateways, DNS addresses and WINS for hosts access to the LAN, which simplifies network configuration and improves management efficiency (Lim et al.
It is also equipped with two gigabit LAN ports for setting up a DHCP server with auto-IP assignment and creating a local gigabit network.
Other information provided by a DHCP server may include IP addresses of default gateways, the defined subnet mask and the IP addresses of DNS servers on the network.
Before beginning the process you need to first find out whether or not your network has a DHCP server running.
This shows the maximum number of computers the DHCP server should assign addresses to.
The device also includes a DHCP server that can provide IP addresses just to the wireless nodes, the wired nodes, or both, while at the same time keeping these address pools totally separate.
GB-Ware standard features include IPSec VPN, Gigabit Ethernet support, content filtering, and a DHCP server.
The iServer can take a dynamically assigned IP address from a DHCP server on your network.
Also included is a firewall, a four port switch, a DHCP server, web-based management and log files.
One such use for Nucleus DHCP server would be in a Residential or SOHO Gateway.
The linkages among an IP address plan, DHCP server configuration and DNS server configuration are inseparable; a change of an IP address will affect DNS information and perhaps DHCP as well.