NT1330 Client-Server Networking 2
Windows 2008 Network Services
Unit 1 Assignment
March 19, 2015
There are two very important tools to use in Networking. They are Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). These help keep your Network organized while building it. A DNS is a system used to name computers and network services that is organized into a hierarchy of domains. It can help locate computers and services through user names. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol allows a server to automatically assign IP addresses to a computer from a certain range of numbers configured for that network. These two tools work as the foundation for IT-Management. IT-Management is the structure where all of the information technology resources of a business are managed based on what it needs and priorities. This is a necessity because it helps maintain the workflow of how a company operates and to also help maintain organization. Again those two tools will help keep an organized well maintained network structure for a business. DNS will help your network of personal computers obtain and understand information, Bill Gates once referred to it as digital nervous system which helps put it in a better explanation. Domain names identify one or more IP addresses, for example a web URL would be considered a domain name. It is a lot easier for us to remember google.com instead of entering its individual IP address, which is a little bit more difficult to remember. DNS is kind of like a way that we can talk to computers and they can breakdown what we are saying we want to go to and then communicate to another network. DHCP is what helps assign your node to an IP address. This will be automatically assigned unlike a static IP that you as a Network administrator would assign to each device. DHCP I would probably recommend using in a larger group of devices. You can also use DHCP on a smaller...
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