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In addition, it supports DNS client, socket interface, BOOTP, DHCP, TELNET, FTP, TFTP, POP3, SMTP, IMAP4, HTTP 1.
If the network already has a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server, a BootP (Bootstrap Protocol) server, or a RARP (Reverse Address Resolution Protocol) server available, then configuring the TCP/IP settings is very easy.
By incorporating CIP, a media-independent protocol that can coexist with any other Internet protocol running on top of the standard TCP/UDP Transport Layer (such as FTP, HTTP, SMTP, BOOTP, SNMP, DHCP and OPC), EtherNet/IP provides interoperability among manufacturing enterprise networks and enables Internet and enterprise connectivity anywhere, at any time.
DHCP, which configures both private and dynamic host configuration, is a basic service request within Cisco routers and by default is configured to accept both of these packets and forwards DHCP and BootP packets across separate broadcast domains.
The new features are in addition to those protocols already supported by the Nucleus NET software including TCP, UDP, IP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, RARP, DNS resolver, DHCP client, BOOTP client, RIP/RIP II and TFTP client.
provided include RIP, OSPF v2, VRRP, DHCP / BootP Relay, VLAN