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maximum-lease-time (DHCP)


Hierarchy Level


For J Series Services Routers and EX Series switches only. Specify the maximum length of time in seconds for which a client can request and hold a lease on a DHCP server.

An exception is that the dynamic BOOTP lease length can exceed the maximum lease length specified.


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

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

system-control—To add this statement to the configuration

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.