OS X has a nice feature to share the internet connected to one interface with nodes connecting to another interface. This makes it easy to use your iMac or MacBook as an access point. Everything is configured automatically as you are used from Apple. For a training however I had the need to do a […]
NOTE: This article is no longer applicable if you updated Server.app
The new version of Server.app allows DHCP management again.
Mountain Lion Server continues to work as a DHCP server if the upgraded Lion Server was running as a DHCP server. If you have a small network it could be an option to introduce another DHCP server via an Airport Extreme or other network device. However, if you have to service multiple subnets this is not an option. Imagine a training facility with different classrooms that are all different VLAN’s. Or a business that uses VLAN’s to isolate manufacturing from sales networks. Do they need to invest in multiple DHCP servers? No they don’t.