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Is it possible to continue to use a Linux DHCP server in an NT/Win2k environment?

Following up on the question about a NT DHCP server in a Win2000 environment, or vice versa, is it possible to continue using a Linux DHCP server in an NT or Win2k environment?

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Yes. The BOOTP broadcast and DHCP assignment of IPs is a standard. True to form, Microsoft has expanded the standard to be more integrated with their AD and other offerings. But, for basic DHCP IP address assignment, it will work.

This was first published in August 2002

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