Which of these protocols is used to automatically configure IP address settings on a device?
E) I thought this all happened with pixie dust
The answer: B) DHCP
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) was an update to BOOTP (Bootstrap Protocol), and both of those protocols were designed to automate the IP addressing process.
Want to know more? Watch “TCP/IP Addressing.”
If you’re configuring a network connection, then you’ll need to know the fundamentals of TCP/IP addressing. In this video, you’ll learn about the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway, and you’ll learn how to configuration your system for automatic or manual network settings.