JSI Tip 2259. ICS may not work reliably if the DNS or DHCP service is installed on the same computer.

ICS ( Internet Connection Sharing) is a Windows 2000 implementation of NAT ( Network Address Translation). ICS sets up a mini DHCP scope and DNS Proxy service.

When these services start, they bind to the same TCP ports as DNS and DHCP, causing conflicts.

Instead of using ICS on a DNS or DHCP server, use RRAS to configure NAT.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish