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Maintaning  Large DHCP Server and mac reservations

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Will be having new latops coming in an out and want to lock down the DHCP server scopes for only those laptops

Almost got it, but i have DHCP server with 70 + scopes
Made a txt file with IP,Mac Address
i can easily do

for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=," %i in (addresses.txt) do netsh Dhcp Server 172.10.1.3 Scope 172.17.1.0 add reservedip %i %j %k %l

And above works but then i have to do this for every scope everytime new laptop comes in
want to script this but it throws and error

would like to batch it

ie=
for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=," %i in (addresses.txt) do netsh Dhcp Server 172.10.1.3 Scope 172.17.1.0 add reservedip %i %j %k %l
for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=," %i in (addresses.txt) do netsh Dhcp Server 172.10.1.3 Scope 172.17.2.0 add reservedip %i %j %k %l
for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=," %i in (addresses.txt) do netsh Dhcp Server 172.10.1.3 Scope 172.17.1.3 add reservedip %i %j %k %l

when i create a batch file with that in there error msg i get is:

i was unexpected at this time.
D:\Apps\test>for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=," i k l

any ideas?

or a better way to do this?
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Question by:crsol
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markpalinux earned 500 total points
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Here is an example:

I was guessing it was ip addresses, if you are looking for four octets, then use 1-4.

Also the for loop you need to use two percent signs when in a cmd ( batch file) , at the command line you use one percent sign.  

for /f "tokens=1-4 delims=." %%i in (addresses.txt) do echo %%i %%j %%k %%l



Mark
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