Technical Documentation



maximum-lease-time seconds;

Hierarchy Level

[edit access address-assignment pool pool-name family (inet | inet6) dhcp-attributes]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0.


Specify the maximum length of time, in seconds, that the lease is held for a client if the client does not renew the lease. This is equivalent to DHCP option 51.


seconds—The maximum number of seconds the lease can be held.

Range: 30 through 4,294,967,295 seconds
Default: 86,400 (24 hours)

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26