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What is the diffference between DHCP and DNS?
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devondra
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perica83Commented:
DHCP -> Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. In a few short words,  this little protocol looks after leasing IP addresses to clients. But if you want to do in depth reading:

http://www.dhcp-handbook.com/dhcp_faq.html


DNS -> Domain Naming System. This looks after name and IP resolutions. It also binds an IP to a name and vice versa. For when you type in www.google.ca in your browser that get yo resolved to an IP such as 64.233.171.104

But if you are intereste in reading the DNS whitepaper:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/howitworks/communications/nameadrmgmt/w2kdns.asp
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