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DHCP

DHCP

(Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) The automatic assigning of IP addresses to client machines logging into an IP network. The same address, although technically temporary, may remain with a machine indefinitely unless a conflict arises with other devices on the network.

The DHCP software, which resides in the router or a server, eliminates the need to manually assign permanent "static" IP addresses to devices. In a home network, the DHCP function is built into the wireless router. See DHCPv6, IP network, static IP address, IP address, DDNS, APIPA and link-local address.
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Section 2 introduces the operational principle of DHCP Protocol and two ways to implement DHCP Flooding Attacks.
It also supports features like triple play, NAT and has a built in DHCP and static IP.
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The card is unique because it functions as a router, access point and LAN card, and supports NAT, DHCP and static or dynamic IP addresses.
DHCP allows devices on a network, be they computers, routers or some other type of device, to request and receive IP addresses and other information from a server configured with a list of addresses available for assignment.
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Generally, selecting the first option--assigning the addresses via DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)--is sufficient.