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The Expert Recommends:
Essential Resources for DHCP

A guide to DHCP and related technologies

By Ralph Droms, Ph.D. - May 30, 2000

Essential Resources for DHCP

About the Author



Introduction to Networking

IP Overview

IP Infrastructure

IP Design and Administration



Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)



About the Author

Ralph Droms organized the IETF Dynamic Host Configuration (DHC) working group in 1989 and has chaired the group since its inception. He is a key contributor to the design and development of DHCP and is the editor of the DHCP RFCs. His book, The DHCP Handbook co-authored with Ted Lemon, and the book's companion Web site ( offer comprehensive information for novices and experienced networkers alike.

In addition to his own book and Web site, Ralph recommends the resources noted here.





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Expert Advice

Ralph Droms, Ph.D., author of The DHCP Handbook and chair of the IETF Dynamic Host Configuration Working Group, guides you to his top picks for reliable DHCP-related information.

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