Re: Is my basic definition of DHCP correct?
well, depending on the client's settings, DHCP can/will also assign subnet masks, default gateway information and DNS settings.
Also, the Windows DHCP server can have multiple scopes across multiple subnets with multiple IP ranges and up to 4 (i think?!) different DNS addresses.
err, DHCP trivia...
The client will need to have the DHCP Service running to obtain a DHCP assigned address... DHCP is usually running on the router for a home network but corporate networks usually a server or some other Windows/UNIX host will be in charge of DHCP etc etc.
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