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What is the best DHCP Way

by Gerald_fr / February 24, 2013 4:40 PM PST


I manage a small network in a small business. My boss wants to buy two

laptops. He want that they do run in DHCP mode.
But I do not know whether to install DHCP on the router or on the wireless access point. ?

Please suggest me the best option


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by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 24, 2013 5:08 PM PST tells about this.

Why don't you ask your boss to contact an experienced network/system administrator to help you when necessary? He wants the best for his business, I assume, and getting professional support when needed might be best.


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 24, 2013 11:04 PM PST

You sound like you are in over your head. A true WAP does not include that feature but as times changed it was added and eventually you had a NAT and more.

Putting the DHCP in more than one device is going to be trouble. I will not tell you why as you are a network admin.

The DHCP is where it is and the WAP is just a WAP.

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