Define the term DHCP server.

Q.  Define the term DHCP server.
- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. administrator requires to add an entry for each computer in DHCP.
b. assigned a permanent address to the server software.
c. doesn't allow a computer to join a new network.
d. None of the above.

ANSWER: assigned a permanent address to the server software.


  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 13 Oct 15
    - DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is widely used.

    - DHCP is a protocol that lets network administrator manage centrally and automate the assignment of an Internet protocol.

    - DHCP is a client/server protocol that automatically provides an IP host with its IP address and other related configuration information such as the subnet mask and default gateway.

    - DHCP protocol is designed to support true dynamic assignment of an IP addresses.

    - In DHCP, permanent addresses are assigned to server computers and it allows non-mobile computer that runs a server software which is assigned with a permanent address, the address will not change when the computer reboots.

    - The DHCP server manages a pool of IP addresses and information about client configuration parameters such as, default gateway, domain name, the name servers, and time servers.

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