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IT Interview Questions:What is APIPA?

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IT Interview Questions:What is APIPA?

What is APIPA? What is Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)
Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, and 2000 have an Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) feature that will automatically assign an Internet Protocol address to a computer on which it installed. This occurs when the TCP/IP protocol is installed, set to obtain it's IP address automatically from a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server, and when there is no DHCP server present or the DHCP server is not available. The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has reserved private IP addresses in the range of -
for Automatic Private IP Addressing.

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