Specifying DHCP server parameters
To specify DHCP server parameters
using the DHCP Server Manager,
Server Edit Server Parameters.
You can specify the following parameters:
Initial lease reservation time
Define the time in minutes for which an address is reserved while the
server offers it to a client. The lease
begins when the client accepts the address. This
reservation period prevents an address from being
offered to more than one client at the same time.
The default value is 10 minutes.
Pad lease by (percent)
Enter the amount of time, as a percentage of the lease,
that you want to extend the lease to allow
for clock drift between the server and the client.
The default is 1% of the lease. The
unpadded lease is known to the client.
The DHCP server knows the padded lease
so preventing the server from
thinking that the lease has expired before the
Specify if you want the server to ping an address
before it is allocated to make sure it is free.
DHCP option overload
Specify if you wish to use option overload.
Enabling this option allows the server to use the
sname or file fields to
carry DHCP options if the options field
Specifying the location of the AAS server
Deleting a client option set
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003