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ip dhcp pool

ip dhcp pool

dns-server <IP-address>

domain-name <domain-name>

lease-time <minutes>

subnet <IP-address-subnet>

subnet-mask <Subnet_Mask>



This command configures a DHCP pool on the Virtual Controller.




Range Default

dns-server <address>

Defines the IP address of the DNS server. You can specify up to eight IP addresses as a comma separated list.

domain-name <domain-name>

Defines the name of domain to which the client belongs.

lease-time <minutes>

Configures the duration of the DHCP lease in minutes.


subnet <IP-address-subnet>

Defines IP address of the subnet.
subnet-mask <Subnet_Mask> Defines the subnet mask of the IP address,
no… Removes any existing configuration

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure a DHCP pool. The DHCP server is a built-in server, used for networks in which clients are assigned IP address by the Virtual Controller. You can customize the DHCP pool subnet and address range to provide simultaneous access to more number of clients. The pool can support up to 2048 addresses. The default size of the IP address pool is 512. When an IAP receives a DHCP request from a client, it examines the origin of the request to determine if it a response must be sent. If the IP address of the VLAN matches a configured DHCP pool, the IAP answers the request.


The following command configures a DHCP pool:

(Instant AP)(config)# ip dhcp pool

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# domain-name

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# dns-server

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# lease-time 20

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# subnet

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# subnet-mask

(Instant AP)(DHCP)# end

(Instant AP)# commit apply

Command History



Aruba Instant

This command is introduced.

Command Information

IAP Platform

Command Mode

All platforms

Configuration mode and IP DHCP configuration sub-mode.