Microsoft Windows DHCP Team Blog

The world's most deployed DHCP Server! Deploy and discuss about your fav. server, here!

Identify a PXEClient/BootP and assign a shorter lease

Identify a PXEClient/BootP and assign a shorter lease

  • Comments 2
  • Likes

This is quite possible & common scenario that PXEClient/BOOTP client and normal Windows Client exists in the same network and share a single scope of IPaddress. Normally, PXEClient are used only for very limited purpose & short period. Hence limiting the lease time for PXEClient/BOOTP is good practice. Windows 2003 & LongHorn support this feature for feeding different lease time for BOOTP and Normal clients.

How todo:-

  • Navigate to the Advance tab of the Scope properties window
  • Select Both in the radio list to service IPaddress both DHCP or BOOTP clients
  • Then the lease duration for BOOTP clients machine will get enable. There specify the time required for all PXEClient/BOOTP clients.
  • The lease specified in the general tab will applied for non-PXEClient/Non-BOOTP clients.

 

-RamaSubbu SK
DHCP|NAP

[This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.]

Comments
  • Hoy en cosas interesantes: Live Search para windows Mobile, WSUS 3.0 Release Candidate!!!!!!, Mobiles

  • The Windows Deployment Services server role in Windows Server 2008 is the updated and redesigned version

Your comment has been posted.   Close
Thank you, your comment requires moderation so it may take a while to appear.   Close
Leave a Comment