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 192.168.1.2
Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.1.1

DHCP Configuration parameters:

IP address range 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.254
Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.1.1
DNS Primary 8.8.8.8
DNS Secondary 8.8.4.4

Network Diagram:

Network+ Lab Sim image

Instructions

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.

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