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Installing 3CX on 2008 R2 with DNS Role

Discussion in '3CX Phone System - General' started by Michael Menor, Mar 10, 2017.

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Do you have either the DNS or DHCP roles installed on your Microsoft Server that also hosts 3CX PBX?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. I don't know..

  4. I <3 Linux

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  1. Michael Menor

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    Is see that it's not recommended that "3CX Phone System must not be installed on a host which is a DNS or DHCP server, has MS SharePoint or Exchange services installed." https://www.3cx.com/docs/manual/installation-windows/

    Why is this, exactly?

    Has anyone ran into issues with the DNS and DHCP roles causing issues with 3CX?
     
  2. eagle2

    eagle2 Well-Known Member

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    In earlier versions -- 11, 12 it was possible and almost recommended to use the Windows server for DHCP for IP phones. Not clear why policy changed now (with versions 14, 15) ?
     
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  3. TSlocum

    TSlocum New Member

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    I use DHCP to provision the phones with Option 66 on all my 3CX servers without issue.
     
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