CompTIA A+ Labs

Pinging to DHCP Server

Description: Verify DHCP configuration parameters using appropriate command on the client computer. For this purpose, ping DHCP server by IP address from the remote work station.

Configuration parameters:

DHCP Server IP address 192.168.1.2
Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.1.1

DHCP Parameters:

IP address range 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.254
Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Gateway 192.168.1.1
DNS1 192.168.1.1
DNS2 None

Client (WS1) needs to be configured to obtain DHCP parameters automatically.

Network Diagram:

A+ Lab Sim image

Instructions:

1. Click on the Server computer and configure IP address, and DHCP parameters on the Server. Save configuration and exit. 

2. Click on WS1 and view configuration. By default, DHCP parameters are obtained automatically. If not configured to obtain DHCP values by default, set it back to default configuration. Save and exit configuration window.

3. Ping Server (192.168.1.2 from WS1. Ping should be successful. If not, troubleshoot for the same.

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