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
Subnet mask
Default Gateway

DHCP Parameters:

IP address range to
Subnet mask
DNS2 None

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

Network Diagram:

A+ Lab Sim image


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

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