Setting Up DHCP Clients to Receive Information Only (Task Map)
In some networks, you might want the DHCP service to provide only
configuration information to clients. Client systems that need information, not leases, can use the
DHCP client to issue an INFORM message. The INFORM message asks the
DHCP server to send the appropriate configuration information to the client.
You can set up the DHCP server to support clients that need
information only. You need to create an empty network table that corresponds to
the network that is hosting the clients. The table must exist so that
the DHCP server can respond to clients from that network.
The following task map lists the tasks required to support information-only clients. The task
map also includes links to procedures to help you carry out the