There are lots of reasons to use Linux for your networking needs both at home and at work not the least of which is the unbeatable price (free). Linux has a well deserved reputation for security and high availability that is unrivaled among modern operating systems.
Setting up a dhcp and dns server with Linux is not as hard as you might think especially when using a package called “dnsmasq”. Dnsmasq is a lightweight package that is available from the default Ubuntu repositories. This guide will serve as a step by step guide to setup a basic dns and dhcp server using dnsmasq. Continue reading “Linux DNS and DHCP Server”