Day 12. DHCP Configuration

CCENT 100-101 ICND1 Exam Topics

Image Configure and verify DHCP (IOS router).

Key Topics

Fortunately, we normally don’t have to statically configure host devices with IP addressing. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) does the work for us. Today, we review the commands to configure a Cisco router as a DHCP server and as a DHCP client for both IPv4 and IPv6.


DHCPv4 allows a host to obtain an IP address dynamically when it connects to the network. The DHCPv4 server is contacted by sending a request, and an IP address is requested. The DHCPv4 server chooses an address from a configured range of addresses ...

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