USG6000 DHCP typical networking

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The USG6000 DHCP adopts the client/server mode. The DHCP client dynamically requests for network configuration information from the DHCP server, and the DHCP server returns the corresponding configuration information (IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway) based on configured strategies.

The typical DHCP network includes the following roles:
?DHCP Client: Device requesting for network parameters such as IP address using the DHCP
?DHCP Server: Device allocating network parameters to the DHCP client and processing address allocation, address lease renewal, and address release requests from the DHCP client or DHCP relay
?(Optional) DHCP Relay: Device forwarding DHCP packets between the DHCP server and the DHCP client, and assisting the DHCP server in dynamically allocating network parameters to the DHCP client

Other related questions:
Typical applications for the USG6000 served as a DHCP relay
The USG6000 DHCP client and DHCP server are in different network segments. The DHCP relay is deployed in the network segment where the DHCP client resides. The DHCP client can communicate with the DHCP server over the DHCP relay and obtain configuration information such as IP address from the DHCP server.

Typical networking plans of OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01
OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 supports the following typical networking plans: 1. 10GE front-end and 10GE back-end 2. 10GE front-end and GE back-end 3. InfiniBand front-end and InfiniBand back-end 4. 10GE front-end and InfiniBand back-end In the preceding four networking scenarios, the networking tool automatically generates a network plan, hardware connection diagram, and connection table.

Whether the USG6000 virtual firewall supports DHCP
The USG6000 virtual system supports configuring DHCP and DHCP relay but not DHCPv6 or DHCP Snooping. The configuration commands are the same as those for the root system. For details, see the DHCP chapter of the product documentation.

Method used to modify DHCP on the USG6000
You can view address lease information of the USG6000 on the DHCP server, including the IP address allocated by the DHCP server, the corresponding MAC address, lease validity, and IP address binding type.

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