What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• Dynamic address assignment
In the old days, every client computer held a static IP address defined somewhere within a configuration file, and to change the configuration, the system administrator had to go change the file. Networks today, however, require a more versatile and convenient approach, and most computers operate through some form of dynamic or automatic configuration. This hour looks at some common techniques for configuring TCP/IP networking.
At the completion of this hour, you will be able to
• Describe DHCP and the benefits it provides
• Describe the process of leasing an IP address through DHCP
• Describe the purpose of Network Address Translation ...