DHCP Client Configuration Page Options

  1. Select Configuration>DHCP>DHCP client.

    The DHCP client configuration page appears.

  2. Click one:
    • Add—Adds a new DHCP client configuration. Enter information as specified in Table 170.
  3. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Commit Options>Commit—Commits the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.
    • Cancel—Cancels your entries and returns to the main configuration page.

Table 170: Add DHCP Client Configuration Details

Field FunctionAction
DHCP Client Information

Interface

Specifies the interface on which to configure the DHCP client.

Enter the name of the interface.

Client Identifier

Specifies the name of the client used by the DHCP server to index its database of address bindings. The options available are:

  • ASCII—ASCII client.
  • Hexadecimal—Hexadecimal client.

Select an option.

Lease Time

Specifies the time in seconds, to negotiate and exchange DHCP messages.

Enter a value from 60 through 2,147,483,647.

Retransmission Attempt

Specifies the number of attempts the router is allowed to retransmit a DHCP packet fallback.

Enter a value from 0 through 6. The default value is 4.

DHCP Server Address

Specifies the preferred DHCP server that the DHCP clients contact with DHCP queries.

Enter the IPv4 address of the DHCP server.

Vendor Class ID

Specifies the vendor class identity number for the DHCP client.

Enter the vendor class ID numbers.

Update Server

Specifies whether the propagation of TCP/IP settings is enabled on the specified interface (if it is acting as a DHCP client) to the DHCP server that is configured on the router.

Select the check box.

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