Using the Kea DHCP Server - 6/6. Migrating to Kea from ISC DHCP

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Carsten Strotmann has 20+ years experience in UNIX systems administration and open source networking software.

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This series of six 1-hour webinars presented by Carsten Strotmann will enable a LINUX or UNIX system administrator to successfully deploy the open source Kea DHCP server. We will begin with a review of DHC protocol basics. Attendees will learn how to install, configure and monitor a DHCP server to assign dynamic and static IP addresses and IPv6 prefixes and configure appropriate client options, such as the default gateway and dns server. The Series Session 1. DHCP fundamentals, DHCPv4 vs DHCPv6 differences Session 2. Kea installation and configuration Session 3. Kea lease allocation, client classification, and option assignment Session 4. High Availability and DB Backends Session 5. Monitoring, Logging and Stork Session 6. Migrating to Kea from ISC DHCP ISC is the developer and maintainer of the ISC DHCP and Kea DHCP software systems. This work is supported by the sale of hook libraries that extend the management capabilities of Kea, and by software support contracts. --- Learn more at
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Internet Systems Consortium is a non-profit corporation dedicated to developing software and offering services in support of the Internet infrastructure. ISC develops and distributes three open source Internet networking software packages: BIND 9, ISC DHCP, and Kea DHCP. BIND 9, ISC’s Domain Name System (DNS) software program, is widely used on the Internet by enterprises and service providers, offering a robust and stable platform on top of which organizations can build distributed computing systems. ISC DHCP and Kea implement the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for connection to an IP network. Kea DHCP is ISC newer DHCP software, and is designed for modular extension, dynamic reconfiguration, and high performance. In addition to our open source software, ISC also operates critical Internet infrastructure in the form of the F-Root server, one of the 13 Internet root name servers that power the global Internet. ISC is supported through the sale of annual support subscriptions for our open source software. These support services also include advance notification of security vulnerabilities, and in some cases, non-public software extensions. For more information please visit or email us at