Difference between dns and dhcp server Tags: LAN DHCP DNS Servers Networking Last response: September 10, 2010 6:39 PM in Networking Share Anonymous September 9, 2010 6:54:38 AM Hello, More about : difference dns dhcp server Emerald September 9, 2010 7:28:09 AM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dns_server http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DHCP_server schm1tty September 10, 2010 6:39:56 PM DHCP is what gives the computers on your network their IP addresses. DYNAMIC HOST CONFIGURATION PROTOCOL DNS is what converts the words google.com to the ip address 22.214.171.124 DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM These are essential for any network to function properly(well not dhcp, but you would need static ip's for everything, and face it...we're too lazy for that ) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumQuestion on DNS and DHCP ForumSwitching between automatic IP address/ DNS server , and cho.. ForumDo DNS and DHCP have to run on the PDC? ForumAdvice on 2nd Domain Controller, DNS and DHCP server . ForumWindows 2000 DNS WINS DHCP server upgrade ForumDHCP assigned DNS server changing from assigned to 10.10.1.1 ForumDNS/DHCP Server Question. ForumHelp - Can't connect to DNS or ping but get IP from DHCP ForumRIS on separate server than AD/ DHCP (error PXE-E55) ForumWhat is the difference between wireless zero configuration and wireless pan dhcp ForumDNS and DHCP in different domains Forumwin2k server AD and DNS question ForumWeird DHCP client issue ForumPossible to hand out different DNS based on connection on LAN? ForumQuestions on putting up a new DNS server . ForumCannot find a primary authoritative DNS server ForumGateway Port Redirection, ACL, RRAS, DHCP , DNS ForumCan you have a backup DC with backup DNS , WINS & DHCP ? ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumProxy server!! More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !