Working of DHCP on a network
The way DHCP works is called DORA. Where the each letters of DORA are:
1. D-- DHCP Discovery
It is the process where DHCP client discover the DHCP server.
2. O--- DHCP Offer
In this process DHCP server offer an IP address to the client.
3. R---- DHCP Request
Here client request for an IP address to one of the DHCP servers in the network
4. A--- DHCP Acknowledgment
In this stage DHCP server send an acknowledgment to the client that the IP request is granted.
Set Automatic IP configuration by DHCP server from command prompt
The steps to set Automatic UP configuration from a DHCP server using command prompt are:
1. Click on start
2. Go to command prompt
3. Type the following command
netsh interface ip set address "Local Area Connection" dhcp
After typing the command press enter. The DORA will start now to get an IP address from DHCP server.
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