Which of these are used to automatically assign an IP address to a computer? Choose two.
E) Post a big list on the whiteboard in the front of the room
The answer: A) APIPA and D) DHCP
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is used to automatically assign IP addresses. If a DHCP server isn’t available, a device can automatically assign an IP address for local use with APIPA (Automatic Private IP Addressing).
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.