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9/27/2017 TestOut LabSim 1/1 5.4.2 DHCP Relay Facts Because a DHCP client doesn't have an IP address assigned when it initially boots, it must use broadcast frames to communicate with a DHCP server. If the server is on a different subnet from the client, then the DHCP requests sent by the client will not be able to reach the server, because broadcast frames are dropped by network routers. If your network is configured in this manner, you can implement one of the following mechanisms to forward DHCP broadcasts through network routers to a remote DHCP server on a different subnet: Option Description RFC 1542 Compliant Router An RFC 1542 compliant router listens for DHCP traffic and routes any received DHCP frames to the appropriate subnet. For
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  • Spring '16
  • IP address, Subnetwork, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, remote DHCP server

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