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DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

It gives IP Addresses Automatically to the Clients who is requesting


For a Dynamic IP Address

DHCP uses a client/server model where the DHCP Server will


Maintains Centralized Management of IP Address
that are used on the Network

DHCP provides Safe, Reliable and simple TCP/IP network


Configuration. DHCP prevents address Conflicts and helps
conserve the use of client IP Address on the Network
SCOPE
Its a Range of IP Address which is assigned to computers
Requesting for a Dynamic IP Address

AUTHORIZATION
Its a Security Precaution that ensures that only Authorized
DHCP Servers can run in the Network.
To avoid computers running Illegal DHCP Servers in the network
How DHCP Works

DHCP Processes

DHCP DISCOVER

DHCP OFFER

DHCP REQUEST

DHCP ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

DHCP Client DHCP Server