Planning and Implementing a Network_Unit4_IP

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Planning and Implementing a Network Unit 4 Individual Project Kregg M. Soltow August 12, 2011 American Intercontinental University At the start of our scenario the JKLevering network was set up to accommodate a specific amount of personal machines and servers being used by those in the company. As time went on and the company grew larger they found that assigning static IP’s to every machine would prove to be a challenge to administer, given that the network administrator, among their other job duties, needs to preserve a listing of each and every IP address being used on the subnet. If the administrator does not do this, and identical IP addresses are assigned to multiple machines, a conflict will occur in which loss of network connectivity by said machines will cause downtime. This particular requirement, that the admin must keep a list of all applicable and current static IP’s is not necessary when using DHCP or Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The purpose of DHCP is to routinely allocate an IP address to all machines on said network, based on a prearranged list of obtainable IP addresses. This requires the network router
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ITCO 101 taught by Professor Gugenhiem during the Spring '12 term at AIU Online.

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