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What will stop a PC from receiving an IP address from a DHCP server? Is it STP, VTP, 802.1Q or DTP? What is the most preferable of these?

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  • Hi is your DHCP configuration is on layer3 device or in Active director server or any third-party. If your DHCP pools configured on layer3 switch means onces clear DHCP conflict #clear ip DHCP conflict* This above command we clear if there is any conflict on DHCP allocation If your DHCP is on server check excluded address or check for clearing DHCP conflicts – Sagar Uragonda Jul 8 at 18:38
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Neither.

DHCP works by the server receiving the client's broadcast - so you need a working broadcast domain (aka L2 segment aka VLAN) in between, unless you're using a DHCP relay. As long as the network is functioning, DHCP will work.

xSTP, VTP, or DTP all help establishing and maintaining a working network. There are no 'most preferable' protocols in these - you use whatever is best in your situation which you haven't detailed. (Except that MSTP is preferable over RSTP which is generally preferable over obsolete classic STP.)

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