DHCP simplifies network administrative tasks by automatically assigning IP information to hosts on a network. This information can include IP addresses, subnet masks, and default gateways, and is usually assigned when the host boots up.
When the host first boots up, if it has been configured to use DHCP (which most hosts are), it will send a Broadcast message asking for IP information to be allocated. The Broadcast will be heard by the DHCP server and the information will be relayed.
Farai says – “This is assuming that they are on the same subnet. If they are not, then . . .
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