Automated DHCP Addition based upon hostname, but added security so not just anyone can join?
Posted on 2006-06-30
Right now we use microsoft's dhcp server to add a user to the dhcp server based upon the mac address. But this is repetitive and tedious and when users switch over, the dhcp info has to be updated and moved around if users switch workstations.
I was wondering if there are any solutions out there that would allow us to automatically add a user to the dhcp list based upon the current hostname of the computer, but incorporate some sort of security, so if some guest just plugged into the network, they wouldnt be assigned an ip, yet an authenticated user (maybe by ways of AD) would be added.