Join Sean Colins for an in-depth discussion in this video Deploying DHCP, part of Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard: DNS and Network Services.
If you've been following along in this class from the beginning, you know by now…that we went out and purchased a very inexpensive router to host our network.…We left NAT on, but turned DHCP off.…Now admittedly, this is a rare configuration option, because DHCP is on by…default in just about every router for sale today.…I say just about because nothing is 100%, but it's probably all of them.…Anyway, if you have been doing this title up until now with DHCP on in your…router, go ahead and turn it off now. Don't worry.…I'll wait. Oh!…If you have an AirPort Base Station, and you want to use that as your router,…don't. Not for this chapter anyway.…
You can't turn on NAT and turn off DHCP at the same time on those devices.…So, for the purpose of this chapter, the Apple AirPort Extreme or Express Base…Stations, though excellent products overall, just won't work here.…Now that we have that out of the way, open Server Admin and go to Services.…We have Server Admin right here in the dock and yes, we are actually getting…
- Deploying, troubleshooting, and understanding OS X 10.6 DNS server
- Understanding and configuring OS X and OS X Server-based firewalls
- Fixing server- and client-side firewalls
- Configuring and troubleshooting DHCP
- Setting up and troubleshooting a VPN server