4.1 Message Exchanges During New Lease Acquisition

A DHCP transaction for acquiring a new IP address that involves NAP enforcement starts with the DHCPDISCOVER message as described in section 3.1.4.1. The following figure represents such a transaction.

DHCP new lease acquisition process

Figure 4: DHCP new lease acquisition process

The subsequent messages between the client and the server include the DHCPOFFER, DHCPREQUEST, and DHCPACK messages. (See sections 3.1.5.1, 3.1.5.2, 3.2.5.1, and 3.2.5.2.)