GATE | GATE MOCK 2017 | Question 34

Which protocol will be used to automate the IP configuration mechanism which includes IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS information?

(A) SMTP

(B) DHCP
(C) ARP
(D) TCP/IP




Answer: (B)

Explanation:

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is used to provide IP information to the hosts on the network along with the information regarding IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and DNS information.

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