Technical Documentation



default-lease-time seconds;

Hierarchy Level

[edit system services dhcp],[edit system services dhcp pool],[edit system services dhcp static-binding]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


For J Series Services Routers and EX Series switches only. Specify the length of time in seconds that a client holds the lease for an IP address assigned by a DHCP server. This setting is used if a lease time is not requested by the client.


seconds—Number of seconds the lease can be held.

Default: 86400 (1day)

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Published: 2010-04-26