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Re: Down with DHCP!!!!
From: robjohn () elmore rr com
Date: 18 Feb 2006 15:53:20 -0000

You can do everything you said without dropping DHCP.  Working with a 12,000 desktop environment or only a couple 
hundred, DHCP is a automation tool that saves a company money every day, and frees administrators and Helpdesk 
technicians to do real work.  

My first and foremost concern has always been security and reliability, I don't see how DHCP will hinder security 
efforts. In fact I consider a DHCP client to be less vulnerable than a static client, in the sense that the IP address 
is changed periodically. 

If you need to track and record specific aspects of your host, do it by hostname, not IP address.

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