What is DHCP?

DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. It is a network protocol that enables a server to automatically assign an IP address to a computer from a defined range of numbers configured for a given network.

How does DHCP work?

DHCP assigns an IP address when a system with the DHCP client is started.

For the average user on a Wi-Fi network, DHCP settings can be accessed through the Wi-Fi router settings.

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