Assignment 1 Essay

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Bounmy Sinouanthavysouk Course NT1330, Mr B. 01/11/13 Unit 2 Assignment. Facilitation Dear IT Admin: I am working at a branch office and have been tasked with changing out the DHCP scope to match the overall corporate IP address scheme. The main office assigned me and IP address range of 192.168.0.200 through 192.168.0.225. I changed the scope on Friday afternoon and came in on Monday morning to discover that only some of the workstations had picked up the new leases from the new DHCP scope. Any ideas as to what may be happening, what I might check or adjust? Dear Junior Admin: After reading the problem you are having, I too have run into a similar situation in the pass and from my experience this is the advice I can give…show more content…
One of the branch offices is ver small (5 users) and has very slow network connectivity. Do I need a DNS Server and if so, which type of zone should it host? The second branch office is much larger (about 30 users) and has better network connectivity. Does this office need a DNS Server and if so, what type of zone would you recommend? Dear Junior Admin: Most often, you will install DNS servers on all domain controllers. If, however, you have reason not to deploy DNS servers on every domain controller, you can follow these guidelines to choose where to place your DNS servers. In general, place your DNS servers at a location on your network that is centrally accessible to your clients. It is often most practical to use a DNS server on each subnet. There are several questions to consider when you are deciding where a DNS server is needed. For example, if you have a routed local area network and high-speed links that are fairly reliable, you may be able to use one DNS server for a larger, multiple subnetted network area. If you have a high number of client nodes on a single subnet design, you may want to add more than one DNS server to the subnet to provide backup and failover if the preferred DNS server stops responding. When you are determining the number of DNS servers that you need, assess the effect of zone transfers and DNS query traffic on

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