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1no object To undergo or perform autoconfiguration.
2with object To configure (a system, network, piece of hardware, etc.) automatically. Also refl. Compare "configure".
1980s; earliest use found in Data Communications. From auto- + configure, after autoconfiguration, autoconfiguring.
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