Releasing, disabling, and re-enabling addresses
You can immediately release an allocated address from its lease if a
service has released or expired the address
but did not inform the AAS.
This will free up the address for use by other services.
Do not release an address that is currently in use. This could lead to
two or more hosts being configured with the same address at the same time.
If you disable an address, this makes it unavailable for allocation.
If the address is currently allocated,
it will become unavailable for re-allocation
at the conclusion of its current lease. For example, if you
remove an address from a pool while the address is currently allocated,
disable the address to prevent renewal of the address's lease and avoid
disrupting the client currently using the address.
A disabled address remains in that state until you re-enable it.
To release, disable, or enable an address using the
Address Allocation Manager:
Select the name of the pool that defines the address whose state
you want to change.
Select the address from those listed for the pool.
If an address is to be released, its status should be shown
If it is to be enabled, its status should be shown as ``DISABLED''.
Select the appropriate action Release, Disable,
Click on OK to change the state of the address.
Configuring the address server
Querying pool definitions and address allocation
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003