A protocol for remotely assigning IP addresses to devices. The device (such as your computer) asks the DHCP server for an address, and the DHCP server grants a lease (meaning that the IP address will expire and need to be renewed by the computer).
The method that a server or router uses to dynamically assign IP addresses to computers connecting to the Internet. Each time a computer connects to the Internet, it can receive a different IP address from the server or router that uses DHCP to assign the IP to them.
A method of automatically assigning a TCP/IP address to a client. A DHCP server is used to dole out a TCP/IP address from a pool of TCP/IP addresses to...
ynamic ost onfiguration rotocol: is a network protocol progressed from the older bootp protocol. A DHCP server issues IP addresses based on requests sent to it from client hosts. There is one in the laboratory (with suitable backup) and as the older static IP addresses are being returned to the UCS they are being replaced with private or public/private addresses from on the server. Apart from making a single change to the machines IP configuration, the end-users is not affected by IP re-configuration. No other DHCP server should be run and changes to DHCP should not be made without guidance from CAV-IPREGISTER@phy.