Configuring DHCP options
Global DHCP options are parameters which are not specific
to individual subnets and are usually the same for all hosts.
Example are the list of DNS name servers and the
name of the local domain.
You can also define DHCP options for sets of
subnet, vendor class, user class, and client options by clicking
on Generic while defining or modifying an option set.
The options defined within a set of options always override the globally
An option defined within a set can override that defined in other
sets according to the precedence of the set. See
for more information.
To configure options using the
DHCP Server Manager:
An alternative way of removing an option from the global set is to select
View Global Options,
select the option to be deleted from those listed, then select
Click on OK when prompted to confirm the deletion.
To add or modify global options, select
View Global Options.
if no options are currently defined, or otherwise select
To modify options of an option set,
select one of Subnets, Clients, User Classes,
Vendor Classes, or User Defined Options
from the View menu. Select the
option set from the list and select
Configure the options that you want to apply
by moving them from the ``Unused'' list to the ``Configured'' list.
To add an option, highlight the option in the ``Unused''
list and click on Add.
Enter the value(s) for the option and click on OK.
To modify an option, highlight it in the ``Configured'' list
and click on Edit value.
Change its value(s) and then click on OK.
To delete an option from a set, highlight it in the
``Configured list'' and click on Remove.
Click on OK when the ``Configured list''
contains the desired options in the set.
Configuring subnet option sets
Deleting user-defined options
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003