Tag: DHCP

Dec 13

How to: Enable dynamic DNS updates to a Microsoft DNS Server using an Ubuntu client workstation

How to: Enable dynamic DNS updates to a Microsoft DNS Server using an Ubuntu client workstation To my surprise it seems that the beauty of Windows being able to dynamically update corporate DNS servers is something that only exists on Windows client machines (at least since 2000 I guess). Apparently if you are using an …

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Dec 13

Make your DHCP server dynamically update your DNS records on Ubuntu

Make your DHCP server dynamically update your DNS records on Ubuntu (Obtained as is from: http://lani78.wordpress.com/2008/08/12/dhcp-server-update-dns-records/) The steps in this post shows how to configure the DHCP server to automatically update the DNS records when giving out a new lease to a client computer. Before continuing These steps assumes that you already have a working …

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Dec 04

How to: Enable DHCP and Networking on Ubuntu Server

How to: Enable DHCP and Networking on Ubuntu Server By default this is not an issues as you can configure networking from the setup wizard when you initially deploy your server. I unfortunately had some issues with networking with my VM so when I finally solved them I realized the Ubuntu Server had no network …

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Dec 03

Microsoft’s DHCP Failover

Microsoft‘s DHCP Failover One of the new cool features in Windows Server is DHCP Failover. Think of it as a way to replicate your DHCP across two servers in order to provide failover or load balancing a DHCP Service. DHCP failover in Windows Server® 2012 is a new feature that enables two Microsoft DHCP servers to …

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Dec 03

How to: Delete a DHCP Failover relationship when the partner server is unreachable

How to: Delete a DHCP Failover relationship when the partner server is unreachable One of the latest issues I’ve come across is removing a DHCP Failover relationship. In a previous article I referenced a new Windows Server feature (Error while adding a second DHCP Server) which is DHCP Failover. This is a pretty cool feature …

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Nov 28

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server If you are installing the DHCP server role on a Windows Server machine you might get the following 0x800f0922 error message: Feature Installation The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. …

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Apr 23

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List?

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List? I’ve been working on setting up my corporate network to use Microsoft’s TMG proxy in order to better handle the traffic (restricting sites, etc). And while trying to configure the proxy’s automatic detection you …

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