Jun 28th 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Fundamentals: DHCP (edX)

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Learn core DHCP skills to help manage your network infrastructure, including basic IP addressing. Interested in gaining the basic skills needed to go beyond simple IP address management? It may be time to consider management tools like DHCP and DNS in your quest to optimize your network infrastructure management.

This computer science course is an introduction to working with Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) in a Windows Server networked environment where you’ll have an opportunity to learn the basics of IP address management, DHCP scope creation and configuration and how to manage and maintain a DHCP infrastructure.

This self-paced interactive computer science course is the third in a series of courses where you’ll have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of Windows Server 2012 operating system administrative tasks. Through video, practical exercises, and assessments, the task-focused material is designed to ensure you can confidently perform the relevant task.

What you'll learn:

- Basic IP addressing using IPv4

- DHCP lease generation and renewal

- Configuring and managing DHCP scopes

- Securing and monitoring DHCP

- Overview of IPv6


- Learners should have some general understanding of basic networking fundamentals.

- Basic understanding of network IP addressing

- Understanding of basic AD DS concepts

- You should have a strong foundation in Server Manager, server roles, and server features.

- Windows PowerShell will be the tool of choice when implementing the features in this course. Learners should have a good foundation in accessing and using simple Windows PowerShell commands.

- There are many resources available for learning the skills necessary to be successful in this course, such as Microsoft Virtual Academy.

Note: You can take this course before or after course Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Fundamentals: DNS. Both courses provide essential skills for working with networks.