When to use a seperate DHCP server vs having router do DHCP?
I have been studying for the Net+ exam which I hope to pass soon, but I still am a little confused about DHCP servers. For example if I chose to have all DHCP done by a seperate DHCP server rather than by my router why would I do that and what impact or problems could that cause? What would be some disadvantages to this setup and how would I troubleshoot DHCP errors if instead of the router acting as a DHCP I had an actual seperate physical server that did all the DHCP? What would happen to the IP addresses of the machines on the network when I switched over from a router to a DHCP server? Lets say I had a router that did DHCP and assigned all my computers IP addresses then one day out of the blue I decide hey I no longer want my router to do the DHCP instead I will give that job to a new DHCP server that I put in. What possible problems could arise out of this setup?
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