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February, 2007

  • Configuring lease time

    What should be my lease time or How do I select my lease time? This is very common debate that I keep having with my collogues and I am sure this question must be haunting many dhcp admin’s mind as well. Lease time can be as low as 15 minutes( tech...
  • DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation in Windows Vista

    In a previous post, I had discussed the DHCPv6 client behaviour in Windows Vista . A few customers who're evaluating IPv6 in Windows Vista responded asking about the support for DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation and/or asked why the Vista DHCPv6 client doesn't...
  • Identify a PXEClient/BootP and assign a shorter lease

    This is quite possible & common scenario that PXEClient/BOOTP client and normal Windows Client exists in the same network and share a single scope of IPaddress. Normally, PXEClient are used only for very limited purpose & short period. Hence limiting...