Skip to Content

University Technology Services


Networking and Internet

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a core network service that enables a server to automatically assigns an IP address to a computer. Devices connecting to the campus wired and wireless network use DHCP.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Enables computers and mobile devices to obtain their network configuration automatically upon connection to the university wireless and/or wired network
  • Eases computer administration by dynamically providing network information
  • Can be administered buy UTS or a local network administrator

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Device must be configured to use DHCP

GETTING STARTED:

COST:

  • No charge