Linux DNS and DHCP Server


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”