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I inspected the DHCP server configuration in the Linksys router and found that the default time is 0 which provides for one day.
I plan to set a time of 3 days initially, just in case the DHCP server goes down. Then, I’d like to play with the time being much smaller so I can monitor the various DHCP broadcast messages. Also, I want to set up some reservations and mess around with the DHCP database.
I occurred to me to use the .69 server since it’s slow and doesn’t have much to do. Maybe in the future set it up as a WINS server, too.
Went to Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Add/Remove Windows Components, Network, DHCP and installed the DHCP service. I’ll use the mostly unused scope of
All seemed to go well. Details to follow.


Written by scottledyard

2006, December 1st at 7:02 am

Posted in DHCP, Win Srv 2003

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