# What are the minimum network specifications?
You will need a cat5 (or higher) ethernet cable, as well as a simple switch. For very high performance systems, a more advanced switch that is capable of handling xxx MB/s is recommended.
# Do I need a DHCP server?
No. Whenever a DHCP server is in the network, the anchors will retrieve their IP from it. Otherwise, the anchors will automatically select an IP in the range 169.254.x.x.