DHCP Protocol

Protocol Description

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a way for servers to automatically provide IP addresses to devices on a local network.

Full Name

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Abbreviation

DHCP

Known Ports

  • UDP 67 - DHCP server port.
  • UDP 68 - DHCP client port.

Category

Networking

External Resources

Related Protocols

A list of related protocols is below. List of all protocols.
Category Name

Networking

ICMP - Ping Details

Networking

OSPF Details

Networking

ICMP - Ping IPv6 Details

Networking

uPnP Details

Networking

Whois Details

Networking

Ookla Speedtest Details

Networking

Teredo IPv6 Details

Networking

VRRP Details

Networking

Multicast DNS Details

Networking

DNS Details

Networking

Windows Networking Details

Networking

SSDP Details

Networking

BGP Details

Networking

Anything In Anything Details

Networking

IGMP Details

Networking

EGP Details

Networking

SCTP Details

Networking

DHCP IPv6 Details

Networking

NetFlow Details

Networking

sFlow Details

Networking

Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution Details

Networking

Tinc Details

Networking

EEP Details

Networking

LISP Details

Protocol Detection

Do you know how much DHCP traffic flows through your network? Netify's protocol detection engine and reporting provides insights to help manage your network.

What gets measured, gets managed.

Learn More

Get in touch

Would you like to speak with a Netify specialist to learn more?

Contact Us