What is Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)


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What is DHCP

What is DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol? is a network protocol that provides a server to automatically assign an IP address to a computer from a specific extent of numbers.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol gets requests for an IP address and other IP information like default gateways and the IP addresses of WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) and DNS (Domain Name System) servers.  from a router. after which the host assigns an available IP address to permit the client to communicate on the network.  When the client pc chooses any IP from the DHCP server then the client pc request for the selected IP to the DHCP server then the DHCP server enables that IP to the user pc and both send verification to each other.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client-server protocol that automatically enables an IP host with its IP address and other dependent arrangement data like the subnet mask and default. the client can configure a DHCP reservation in their DHCP server when they need to reserve a constant IP address order.

What is DHCP

What is Dora’s process in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol  DHCP and how does it work?

It works data link layers broadcast, In  answer suggestion to customer request, and help in sending messages or takes assign IP addresses by DHCP server which is known as DORA (Discovery Offer Request and Acknowledgement)

What is the scope of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol?

Scopes usually describe a single physical subnet on your network to which DHCP services are offered.