Tag Archives: DHCP

Windows DHCP Failover Load Balancing

Windows Server 2012 (and newer) provide a powerful option for DHCP service high availability. You configure a DHCP scope on one server and then configure “Failover Load Balancing” to replicate the scope to the partner DHCP server. This new DHCP … Continue reading

Posted in Networking, System Administration, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

DHCP Server on Cisco ASA

The Cisco ASA firewall provides basic DHCP Server functionality. If you’re running a Windows Active Directory Domain, I recommend you use the Microsoft DHCP server. For testing purposes, the ASA built-in DHCP server can be useful. If you enable a … Continue reading

Posted in Networking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

DHCP Server in Cisco IOS

Cisco IOS provides a basic DHCP server that can be useful for testing or small networks. If you’re in an Active Directory environment I recommend providing DHCP service from your domain controller systems and using the “ip helper-address” command (dhcp … Continue reading

Posted in Networking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment