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DHCP Scope Reservation Only

dave_mcdowell
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I am trying to setup a new dhcp scope that will only issues an address if it create a reservation.  Is there a way to do that?
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What OS and what DHCP server?
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Wait, just noticed this is in the Server 2008 zone, sry, so here we go :)

Create a scope and create your reservations.

Then in the scope address pool define an exclusion range, which will be your whole scope range.

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But if i exclude the range, will the reservation addresses that are within that scope work?

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Yes :)

Excludes only exclude the addresses from "public" giveaways.

If a reservation is in the exclusion range, it will still be given out.

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For example, one of my servers:

pool: 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.254

exclusion: 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100
exclusion 192.168.2.200 - 192.168.2.254

I have about 12 reservations in the 192.168.2.1-192.168.2.100 range

So "public" PCs get addresses from 192.168.2.101-192.168.2.199

But whats reserved gets assigned what its typed in the reservation, as long as its within the pool
You will end up with an eventlog full of DHCP events

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