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Adding DHCP Scopes

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Created by Nanette.Neal, last modified by Nanette.Neal on Jul 15, 2016

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The following procedure adds a new DHCP Scope. IPAM will also find scopes during scans. Found scopes will appear in the Found DHCP Scope dropdown. When IPAM finds a scope a message banner will display.

To create a new DHCP Scope:

  1. Click DHCP & DNS Scope Monitoring tab.
  2. Click the DHCP Servers tab.
  3. Select a (Windows) server.
  4. Click Add New > Found DHCP Scope or Add DHCP Scope.


    1. If you are adding a Found Scope, select the Scope and click Add Found Scope.


    2. If you are adding a new Scope, click Add New Scope
    3. Define the Scope name, description and any custom fields.


  5. Define the Scope ranges, add exclusions and define the CIDR for the new subnet, and click Next.


  6. Define the Scope Properties by entering the duration of the scope lease.
    1. Offer Delay is only supported on Windows 2008 R2. The IPAM server also needs to be on Windows 2008 R2.


  7. Click Next.
  8. Define the server, and click Next.


  9. Review the Scope details, and then click Create Scope.
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