How to Set Up DNS, DHCP, and WINS [Adventures in SMB Video]

Whether you are constructing buildings or networks, when creating something to stand the test of time, it is important to have proper planning and a good foundation. To dig into networking fundamentals, today’s Adventures in SMB video finds Adventure Guide Avery and Veteran IT Pro Joaquin Ochoa exploring how to configure DNS (Domain Name Service), DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), and WINS (Windows Internet Naming Service) using an HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 and Windows Server 2016 to ensure the network is communicating smoothly.

Follow along on this week's adventure to learn the best way to use DNS and DHCP as an organization grows, how to design an IP address scheme for the long haul, and why you should use WINS server.

Did you know that HPE has SMB Solutions that help make the whole process even easier!? HPE Small Business Solutions for Multi-Function with Windows Server 2016 are secure, simple, and affordable solutions that help SMBs do more with less by running multiple functions on a single HPE ProLiant server that is powered by Intel® Xeon® processors and optimized and validated to run Windows Server. Tested and validated HPE Small Business Solutions are a one‑stop shop and include preconfigured HPE ProLiant ML and DL servers and software, making them easy to deploy. And, with HPE Rapid Setup Software you get a simple, guided process for installation that reduces time and the chance of errors. 

HPE Small Business Solutions for Multi-Function key benefits:
- Complete IT solution for small business
- All-in-one box for gateway, network, and server functions
- Simple to deploy and manage
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