Setting up DHCP and DNS services on your own network

In most home networks the role of DHCP and DNS server is performed by the router supplied by your ISP. This is fine until you want more complex things as PXE boot or an internal DNS view. To use these functions you need to run a server in your network. This can be an old PC or – if you are environmentally conscious – a device with a low energy consumption. I prefer an old – atom based – thin client. Continue reading