Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is network protocol that automatically assigns a unique IP address to each device that connects to a network. This protocol works on the "client-server" model. For automatic configuration, the client computer accesses the so-called DHCP server and receives the necessary parameters from it.

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First released 1990
Developed by Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Working Group
Latest stable version DHCPv6
Open-source No
Used by Microsoft, Google, Amazon

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