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DHCP Server RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

       what is the process behind a newly added Client Detects the DHCP Server? I know its a DORA process, but who telling the client machine that this is the DHCP Server after it send a broadcast request to the network.

    Regards,

    Sooraj M

    Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:32 PM

Answers

  • DHCP itself, because DHCP responds by sending an offer to the client which sent the broadcast. Other devices just ignore the broadcast.
    Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:52 PM