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Configuring a Windows client work station to obtain DHCP parameters from a DHCP server

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  Description: Configuring Windows client workstation, WS2 to obtain DHCP parameters from a DHCP server.

Your task is to configure DHCP server (Server) for the following:

Server Network IP Address:

 Server IP address
 Subnet mask
 Default Gateway

DHCP Configuration parameters:

 IP address range to
 Subnet mask
 Default Gateway
 DNS Primary
 DNS Secondary

Network Diagram:


1. Click on WS2 this will open Windows Networking dialog box.

2. Click on Obtain DHCP configuration automatically (if it was not selected already)

3. Exit properties window.

Notes: The default configuration for Windows PCs (client computers) is that of automatic DHCP configuration. As soon as a Windows PC is powered on, it searches for DHCP server to provide IP parameters. If a PC is configured with static IP settings, then it will take precedence over DHCP server, and automatic configuration is not activated.

Note: Please refer to the Network+ Lab Simulator software for complete lab with commands

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