Manage DHCP - Adaptive Applications - BlueCat Gateway - 22.7

BlueCat Overlay for Microsoft

Locale
English (United States)
Product name
BlueCat Gateway
Version
22.7

The Manage DHCP workflows allow you to manage DHCP network and reservation information in your Windows DHCP Servers.

Add DHCP Network

  1. Under AVAILABLE ACTIONS, click BlueCat Overlay for Microsoft > DHCP.
  2. Click Add DHCP Network.
  3. Under Add DHCP Network, enter the following information:
    • Configuration—select the Address Manager Configuration that will be used to synchronize data with the Windows Servers.
    • IPv4 Block—select an existing IPv4 Block where the new network will be created. You must create a new IPv4 Block in Address Manager before creating a network, if the IPv4 Block does not exist.
    • IPv4 Network—enter the IPv4 network CIDR where the DHCP range will be created. You can select an existing network or enter a new network CIDR range.
    • In the DHCP Range section, enter the following information:
      • Name—enter the name of the DHCP Range.
      • Start—enter the first IP address of the DHCP Range.
      • End—enter the last IP address of the DHCP Range.
    • (Optional) In the Exclusion Range section, enter the following information:
      • Start—enter the first IP address of the DHCP Exclusion Range.
      • End—enter the last IP address of the DHCP Exclusion Range.

      The Start and End IP addresses of the Exclusion Range must be within the Start and End IP addresses of the specified DHCP Range. You can enter multiple exclusion ranges.

      Note: You might see multiple DHCP ranges in Address Manager when the main DHCP Range is created to split around the Exclusion Range.
    • Click Add another DHCP Exclusion Range to add an additional DHCP Exclusion Range.
  4. Under Server, enter the following information:
    • Primary—select the Windows DHCP Server that serves the DHCP Range.
    • Secondary (Optional)—If you are configuring the network to be deployed in a DHCP Failover configuration, select a Secondary DHCP Server.
      Note: The Primary and Secondary DHCP Servers must contain a PowerShell Session Configuration. For more information, refer to Managing Servers.
    • Under DHCP Options, select one of the following DHCP options to be served on the network:
      • Router (3)
      • Time Server (4)
      • DNS Server (6)
      • Domain Name (15)
      • NTP Server (42)
      • Default Lease Time (51)
      • PXE TFTP Server (66)
      • Boot File (67)
      • DDNS Updates
      • Disable Client Updates
      Note: The DHCP options only support IPv4 addresses in the option values.
    • Click Add another DHCP Option to add an additional DHCP Option.
  5. Click Add to add the DHCP Network configuration settings or click Add Next to add additional DHCP Network configuration settings.

Add DHCP Reservation

  1. Click Add DHCP Reservation.
  2. Under Add DHCP Reservation, enter the following information:
    • Configuration—select the Address Manager Configuration that will be used to synchronize data with the Windows Servers.
    • IPv4 Block—select the IPv4 Block where the network resides.
    • IPv4 Network—enter the IPv4 network CIDR where the DHCP reservation will be created. You can select an existing network or enter a new network CIDR range.
    • Name—enter the name of the DHCP reservation.
    • IP Address—enter the IP address of the DHCP reservation.
    • MAC Address—enter the MAC address of the DHCP reservation. The MAC address must be in the following format: nn-nn-nn-nn-nn-nn
  3. Click Add to add the DHCP reservation configuration settings or click Add Next to add additional DHCP reservation configuration settings.

Update DHCP Network

  1. Click Update DHCP Network.
  2. Under Update DHCP Network, enter the following information:
    • Configuration—select the Address Manager Configuration that will be used to synchronize data with the Windows Servers.
    • IPv4 Block—select an existing IPv4 Block where the DHCP network to update resides.
    • IPv4 Network—enter the IPv4 network CIDR where the DHCP network resides.
    • In the DHCP Range section, enter the following information:
      • Name—enter the updated name of the DHCP Range.
      • Start—enter the updated first IP address of the DHCP Range.
      • End—enter the updated last IP address of the DHCP Range.
    • (Optional) In the Exclusion Range section, enter the following information:
      • Start—enter the updated first IP address of the DHCP Exclusion Range.
      • End—enter the updated last IP address of the DHCP Exclusion Range.

      The Start and End IP addresses of the Exclusion Range must be within the Start and End IP addresses of the specified DHCP Range. You can enter multiple exclusion ranges.

      Note: You might see multiple DHCP ranges in Address Manager when the main DHCP Range is created to split around the Exclusion Range.
    • Click Add another DHCP Exclusion Range to add an additional DHCP Exclusion Range.
  3. Under Server, enter the following information:
    • Primary—select the updated Windows DHCP Server that serves the DHCP Range.
    • Secondary (Optional)—If you are configuring the network to be deployed in a DHCP Failover configuration, select an updated Secondary DHCP Server.
      Note: The Primary and Secondary DHCP Servers must contain a PowerShell Session Configuration. For more information, refer to Managing Servers.
    • Under DHCP Options, select one of the following DHCP options to be served on the network:
      • Router (3)
      • Time Server (4)
      • DNS Server (6)
      • Domain Name (15)
      • NTP Server (42)
      • Default Lease Time (51)
      • PXE TFTP Server (66)
      • Boot File (67)
      • DDNS Updates
      • Disable Client Updates
      Note: The DHCP options only support IPv4 addresses in the option values.
    • Click Add another DHCP Option to add an additional DHCP Option.
  4. Click Update to update the DHCP Network configuration settings or click Delete to delete the selected DHCP Network configuration settings.

Update DHCP Reservation

  1. Click Update DHCP Reservation.
  2. Under Update DHCP Reservation, enter the following information:
    • Configuration—select the Address Manager Configuration that will be used to synchronize data with the Windows Servers.
    • IPv4 Block—select the IPv4 Block where the network resides.
    • IPv4 Network—enter the IPv4 network CIDR where the DHCP reservation to update resides.
    • IP Address—enter the IP address of the DHCP reservation that you would like to update.
    • Click Search to find the DHCP reservation. Once the DHCP reservation is found, the Name and MAC Address fields are populated with the current values.
    • Name—enter the updated name of the DHCP reservation.
    • MAC Address—enter the updated MAC address of the DHCP reservation. The MAC address must be in the following format: nn-nn-nn-nn-nn-nn
  3. Click Update to update the DHCP reservation configuration settings or click Delete to delete the selected DHCP reservation configuration settings.