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Which of these protocols would be commonly be used to automate the assignment of IP addresses?



C) AutoIP


E) Set it, and forget it

The answer: A) DHCP

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is the common method for automatically assigning IP addresses. When you first connect to the network, your DHCP-enabled computer will automatically find a DHCP server and obtain an IP address.

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