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Configuring BOOTP or DHCP Relay with Quick Configuration

The Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration page allows you to configure the router as a relay agent to forward the incoming BOOTP or DHCP requests from BOOTP or DHCP clients to a BOOTP server. Figure 101 shows the Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration page.

Figure 101: Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration Page

Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick
Configuration Page

To configure the router as a DHCP relay agent with Quick Configuration:

  1. In the J-Web user interface, select Configuration > Quick Configuration > Bootp/DHCP Relay.
  2. Enter information into the Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration page as described in Table 169
  3. From the Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration page, click one of the following buttons:

Table 169: Bootp/DHCP Relay Quick Configuration Summary

Field

Function

Your Action

DHCP Relay Agent

Specifies if the DHCP relay agent is enabled to relay BOOTP or DHCP messages to a BOOTP server.

To enable the relay agent, select DHCP Relay Agent check box.

VPN Encryption

Specifies if VPN encryption is enabled to allow client requests to pass through a VPN tunnel.

To enable VPN encryption, select VPN Encryption check box.

Client Response TTL

Specifies the IP time-to-live value, in seconds, to set in responses to clients.

Type a number between 1 and 225.

Maximum Hop Count

Specifies the maximum number of hops allowed per packet.

Type a number between 4 and 16.

Minimum Wait Time

Specifies the minimum number of seconds before requests are forwarded to the BOOTP server.

Type a number between 0 and 30,000.

Description of Server

Specifies the description for the BOOTP server.

Type the description in the Description of the Server text box.

Servers/Routing Instance

Defines a list of IP addresses of the servers and routing instances, in order of preference—from top to bottom.

  1. Do the following:
    • Type the IP address of the server.
    • Select a routing instance. A routing instance is optional.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To add a server, type an IP address next to the Add button, and click Add.
    • To remove a server, select the IP address in the Servers/Routing Instance list, and click Delete.

Interfaces

Defines a list of the incoming BOOTP or DHCP request forwarding interfaces, in order of preference—from top to bottom.

Do one of the following:

  • To add a DNS server, type an IP address next to the Add button, and click Add.
  • To remove a DNS server, select the IP address in the Interfaces list, and click Delete.

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