What is Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)



What is DHCP

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

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol  get requests an IP address 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 client pc choose  any IP from DHCP server then client pc request for selected IP to DHCP server then DHCP server enable that IP to user pc and both send verification to each other.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client server protocol that automatically enable an IP host with its IP address and other dependent arrangement data like the subnet mask and default. 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 process in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol  DHCP and how does it work?

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

What is the scope in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ?

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