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CVE-2015-7547 and Windows DNS

Microsoft is aware of the CVE-2015-7547  Remote Execute Vulnerability for Linux in GNU C Library....

Author: teamdhcp Date: 02/25/2016

How to Deploy Windows DNS Server on Nano Server

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview offers a new installation option: Nano Server. Nano Server is...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 12/04/2015

Network Forensics with Windows DNS Analytical Logging

(Co Authored by Rob Mead (Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center), Kumar Ashutosh and Vithalprasad...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 11/23/2015

DDI survey

Folks,We, the networking team at Microsoft, want to engage with you to make our products serve you...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 10/16/2015

Load balancing DNS servers using DHCP Server Policies

This blog is authored by Ken Johnson, Senior Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft. DNS is one of the...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/30/2015

A Description of the DNS Dynamic Update Message Format

Dynamic update enables DNS client computer to register and dynamically update their resource records...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/10/2015

Selective Recursion Control Using DNS Server Policies

Certain deployments may require the same DNS server to perform recursive name resolution for the...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/09/2015

Upward Referral Responses from Authoritative DNS Servers

One of the widely debated behaviour of an authoritative name servers is the nature of the response...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/03/2015

DNS Management in IPAM

In Windows Server 2016, management of DNS properties have been significantly enhanced in IPAM. In...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/01/2015

Split-Brain DNS in Active Directory Environment Using DNS Policies

In Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3, the DNS policies support has been extended to Active...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/31/2015

Response Rate Limiting in Windows DNS Server

RRL, or Response Rate Limiting, tries to extenuate the DNS amplification attacks. In a DNS...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/28/2015

Multiple Active Directory forest support in IPAM

In Windows Server 2016, IPAM will support multiple AD forest deployments. You will now be able to...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/25/2015

DHCP Failover, Dynamic DNS updates and a Perfect Storm!

This blog article is authored by Joel Christiansen, Senior Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft In...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 07/20/2015

DHCP Failover fixes in KB 2919393 for Windows Server 2012 and KB 2919355 for Windows Server 2012 R2

The following fixes in DHCP Server for Windows Server 2012 have been released as part of Windows...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 02/24/2014

Windows Server 2012 R2- Enhancing DHCP policies and DNS registrations in DHCP server

Introduction Windows DHCP server can perform registration of DNS records with the DNS server on the...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 01/26/2014

DHCP Failover supports BOOTP clients in Windows Server 2012 R2

DHCP Failover is a new feature in Windows Server 2012 which provides for high availability of DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 10/21/2013

Using cascaded relay agents with Windows DHCP Windows Server 2012

Introduction Deploying DHCP failover translates into deploying more DHCP servers working in an...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 07/24/2013

DHCP Failover patch to address issues caused with a redundant router configuration

Are you using or plan to use a redundant IP helper configuration on routers with a Windows Server...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 06/14/2013

Using Windows 8 DHCP PowerShell cmdlets with DHCP server running on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012 and Remote Server Administration Tool (RSAT) for Windows 8 ships with DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 05/24/2013

DHCP Failover using PowerShell

DHCP failover allows administrators to ensure high availability of DHCP service by ensuring that in...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 12/18/2012

Scalability Test Results for Windows Server 2012 DHCP Server

Introduction This blog article provides data from tests conducted on server hardware (from different...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 12/15/2012

DHCP Policies using PowerShell

The DHCP server role in Windows Server® 2012 introduces DHCP Policies also referred as Policy...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 12/14/2012

DHCP PowerShell Export Import cmdlets in Windows Server 2012

DHCP PowerShell in Windows Server 2012, in addition to providing cmdlets for DHCP server management,...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 12/03/2012

Automatic syncing of scope configuration changes between 2 DHCP failover servers

DHCP Failover is a new feature in Windows Server 2012 which provides for high availability of DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 11/27/2012

Bulk load DHCP Reservations using DHCP PowerShell

Many organizations deploy DHCP server but choose to have complete control over the IP addresses...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 11/20/2012

DHCP MAC address Filter management made easy with DHCP PowerShell

Security and network administrators are increasingly wary of internal security threats, in addition...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 11/10/2012

DHCP policies based on Relay Agent Information Option (option 82), DHCP Snooping and IP Source Guard

Introduction DHCP server in Windows Server 2012 provides support for provisioning customized IP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 10/01/2012

Setting up DHCP Policies for Virtual Machines

Introduction With the trend towards private cloud and hosted cloud deployments, the use of...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/24/2012

Using DHCP policies to set different lease durations for different device types

Introduction An enterprise network has several types of devices – desktops, printers, mobiles,...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/22/2012

Introduction Link-layer filtering was a DHCP feature introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 where one...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/15/2012

Migrating existing DHCP Server deployment to Windows Server 2012 DHCP Failover

IntroductionThis article provides information on how to migrate an existing DHCP server deployment...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/10/2012

Multi-Site deployment topologies for DHCP Failover

The two modes of configuring DHCP Failover Load Balance and Hot Standby enables a wide range of...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/04/2012

DHCP Failover Hot-Standby Mode

In the previous blog on DHCP Failover, we discussed the DHCP failover load balance mode where both...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 09/03/2012

Installing and Configuring DHCP role on Windows Server 2012

With the new Server Manager in Windows Server 2012, there have been some changes in the way DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/31/2012

DHCP Policies in Windows Server 2012

IntroductionIn the recent blogs about DHCP server in Windows Server 2012, we discussed DHCP Failover...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/22/2012

DHCP Failover Load Balance Mode

As described in the blog on DHCP failover, there are two types of DHCP Failover relations –...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 08/06/2012

Bringing PowerShell to DHCP Server

Windows server 2012 comes with PowerShell support for DHCP server role. It provides DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 07/15/2012

Holistic administration of IP address space using Windows Server 2012 IP Address Management

Introduction DHCP and DNS are widely used Windows Server roles providing the foundation for...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 07/04/2012

Ensuring High Availability of DHCP using Windows Server 2012 DHCP Failover

Introduction Ensuring high availability of critical network services like DHCP figures high in the...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 06/28/2012

DHCP Server Best Practice Analyzer Available for Download!

DHCP Best Practices Analyzer is now available for download at the below...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 04/30/2010

DHCP Server deletes reservations

DHCP Servers in Windows Server 2008 R2 are deleting reservations, in certain instances, without user...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 04/19/2010

DHCP Server Callout API usage

Microsoft DHCP Server Callout API provides a way for developers to access the critical phases of...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 07/06/2009

DHCP Server Performance in Windows Server 2008 R2

With the proliferation of IP devices on the enterprise network, network services like DHCP are...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 06/29/2009

Option based IP Address assignment Callout Dll

Overview DHCP administrators would like to manage address assignment in the network, by assigning IP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 06/12/2009

Windows 7 RC is available for TechNet and MSDN subscribers to download

We are pleased to announce that the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) is available for immediate...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 05/01/2009

DHCPv6 Information-Refresh Time Option

DHCPv6 Stateless Clients obtain configuration data from DHCP Server, by sending Information-request...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 04/20/2009

DHCPv6 User Class Option

RFC3315 specifies User Class Option for IPv6 hosts. DHCP administrators may define specific user...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 04/20/2009

DHCP Server Events Tool

This tool can be used by DHCP Administrators to view all the events generated by DHCP Server...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 03/20/2009

DHCPv6 - Understanding of address configuration in automatic mode and installation of DHCPv6 Server

Understanding of address configuration in automatic mode Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 03/03/2009

How to monitor and audit DHCP Server configuration changes for compliance

DHCP Server of Windows Server 2008 R2, supports DHCP activity logging, that is it allows DHCP...

Author: teamdhcp Date: 03/03/2009

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