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Assign an option to a reserved client

Updated: January 21, 2005

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

To assign an option to a reserved client

  1. Open DHCP.

  2. In the console tree, click Reservations.


    • DHCP/applicable DHCP server/applicable superscope (if used)/applicable scope/Reservations

  3. In the details pane, click the reserved client for which you want to assign options.

  4. On the Action menu, click Configure Options.

  5. In the list of Available Options, select the check box for the first option you want to configure.

  6. Under Data entry, type the information required for this option.

  7. Repeat the two previous steps for any other reservation options you want to specify, and then click OK.


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

  • Reservation options configured here override option values assigned at either the server or scope levels of configuration.

  • Locally defined options configured manually at the client override reservation options.

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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