Is it possible to use a Cisco 2950 switch as a DHCP relay? If so, how can I? I've configured a C172x router but...
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
the switch seems different.
Commands for DHCP functionality
||To enter global configuration mode.|
||To enable DHCP snooping globally.|
||To enable DHCP snooping on a VLAN or range of VLANs. You can specify a single VLAN identified by VLAN ID.|
||To enable the switch to insert and remove DHCP relay information (option-82 field) in forwarded DHCP request messages to the DHCP server. This is enabled by default.|
||To enter interface configuration mode, and specify the interface to be configured.|
||This is an optional command. It configures the interface as trusted or un-trusted. The default is un-trusted.|
||This is an optional command. It configures the number of DHCP packets per second than an interface can receive. The range you can specify for [rate] is 1 to 4294967294. The default is no rate limit configured.|
[ ] expects arguments to be given like VLAN-ID or rate limit. The first five commands should be enough to configure DHCP relay. The other two give the functionality more granularities.
Related Q&A from Sudhanshu Gupta
Unmanaged Linksys switches don't know where to send BootP and DHCP requests. Find out what to do to fix the problem of unmanaged switches and DHCP ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.