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Modify an option

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To modify an option

  1. Open DHCP.

  2. In the console tree, click the applicable DHCP server.


    • DHCP/applicable DHCP server

  3. On the Action menu, click Set Predefined Options.

  4. In Predefined Options and Values, select the following:

    • For Option class, select the class where the option to be modified is used.

    • For Option name, scroll to select the option you want to modify.

  5. Click Edit.

  6. Modify the Name and Description fields for the option as needed.


  • To open DHCP, click Start, click Settings, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click DHCP.

  • For options already defined, only the Name and Description fields can be modified using this procedure. To change other fields (such as Data type, Code, or the applicable class where the option is used), the existing option must be removed and a new option defined.

  • By default, standard DHCP options and BOOTP extensions as described in RFC 2132 are predefined for use at DHCP servers running Windows Server 2003 . For more information, see Related Topics.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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