DHCP – Fundamentals, DHCP Pool Config / Verification, Dynamic and Static Bindings, and DHCPv6 explained!

I will start with the basic Fundamentals of how DHCP requests work first here A Client initiates the DHCP Process by sending out a "DHCP Discover" Broadcast packet to the network, to find a DHCP Server that will respond back with a "DHCP Offer" Broadcast packet, the Offer packet containing Usable IP Address / Lease … Continue reading DHCP – Fundamentals, DHCP Pool Config / Verification, Dynamic and Static Bindings, and DHCPv6 explained!

Ip helper-address command explanation and configuration, and some important details and one additional helper cmd!

This will be a quicky I hope, pretty straight forward topic, but I always say that so lets get started. The IP helper-address is a command issued at the interface level, on the interface of incoming broadcasts, and its purpose is to forward UDP broadcasts on (as routers DO NOT forward broadcasts) to other routers … Continue reading Ip helper-address command explanation and configuration, and some important details and one additional helper cmd!