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Chapter 15. Advanced Access Point Config... > Understanding Dynamic Host Configura...

Understanding Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

You've read a lot about DHCP in the last few chapters, and you might be wondering what it really is. As my grandpa would have said, “Here's the five-cent version.”

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is an agreed upon standard for assigning variable Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to devices on a network. These variable addresses are called dynamic IPs.


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