When you start your computer at work, your laptop doesn’t configure itself with a valid IP address. Which protocol is responsible for configuring your IP address?
E) I always knew that invisible networks that fly through the air would never work
The answer: A) DHCP
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is the protocol that automatically sets your IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS settings, and many other network configuration options.
Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting TCP/IP Settings.”
The TCP/IP protocol is the foundation of today’s network connectivity. In this video, you’ll learn about the TCP/IP settings and some of the loopback and automatic addressing functionality of the protocol.