This chapter describes tasks that you might find useful when you administer the DHCP service. The chapter includes tasks for the server, BOOTP relay agent, and client. Each task includes a procedure to help you perform the task in DHCP Manager and a procedure for the equivalent task with DHCP command-line utilities. DHCP command-line utilities are more fully documented in man pages.
You should have already completed the initial configuration of your DHCP service and initial network before you use this chapter. Chapter 14, Configuring the DHCP Service (Tasks) discusses DHCP configuration.
This chapter contains the following information: