Technical Documentation

DHCP Client-Specific Attributes

Table 1 lists the DHCP client-specific attributes and the corresponding DHCP options:

Table 1: DHCP-Attributes Statements

Statement Description Corresponding DHCP Option

boot-file

Boot filename advertised to the client, and used by the client to complete configuration.

67

boot-server

Boot server containing the boot file.

66

domain-name

Domain in which clients search for a DHCP server host.

15

grace-period

Grace period offered with the lease.

none

option-match

Maps option 82 value to named address range.

none

maximum-lease-time

Maximum lease time allowed by the DHCP server.

51

name-server

IP address of domain name server.

6

netbios-node-type

NetBIOS node type.

46

option

User-defined options.

router

IP address for routers on the subnetwork.

3

tftp-server

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server that the client uses to obtain the client configuration file.

150

wins-server

IP address of the Windows NetBIOS name server.

44


Published: 2009-07-15