Definitions for "Bootstrap Protocol"
Keywords:  bootp, dhcp, equires, rarp, rfc
A TCP/IP network protocol used to configure network computers. Defined by RFC 951 and RFC 1542. DHCP provides a superset of the functions provided by BOOTP. DHCP and BOOTP interoperation is defined by RFC 1534. See also Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
Protocol that allows an Internet node to discover certain startup information, such as its IP address
This protocol is the basis for DHCP. It allows a client computer to receive an IP address from a BootP server without having a specific IP address defined beforehand on the client machine.
Keywords:  information
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