A DHCP server can be configured to provide IP addresses in a number of different ways, including:
- Dynamic allocation
- Automatic allocation
- Static allocation
A very common approach for a DHCP server is to assign addresses using a dynamic allocation process, in which the DHCP server is configured with a big pool of IP addresses and assigns one of them to clients based on their requests. When the device lease period expires or the device leaves the network, the particular IP address is handed back to the DHCP server and then it can . . .
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