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Fundamentals: DHCP

ietfEvery device that wants to communicate on a network requires an IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and DNS server details. There are two methods to configure an IP address information on a Host:

  1. Statically (manually), this is typically reserved for mission critical servers and network devices (routers and switches).
  2. Dynamically, this is typically used for hosts that do not care if their IP changes periodically.

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