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Protocol Deep Dive: DHCP

by Greg Dickinson

DHCP is one of the core protocols that makes the network "just work". This course will delve into the specifics of the protocol including configuration, vendor-specific options and extensions, and troubleshooting the network when things go wrong.

What you'll learn

Are you responsible for maintaining your company's network and wonder exactly how the DHCP protocol helps with that? Then this course, Protocol Deep Dive: DHCP, is the course for you! First, you will learn the specifics of exactly how the DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 protocols work, all the way down to the packet level. Next, you will learn how to properly configure a DHCP server on Windows Server and Cisco platforms. Finally, you will learn the methodology behind troubleshooting issues that may arise. When the course is completed, you will have a thorough understanding of the DHCP protocol and have the confidence to deploy it in your network.

About the author

Greg has been a longtime "technology enthusiast" (aka "computer nerd") that managed to take his hobby and make a very good living out of it. He's dealt with networking software as far back as NetWare 3.11 and GroupWise and carried that curiosity forward to become skilled in Windows, Exchange, Cisco, and VMware technologies.

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