Host, Syntax description, Defaults – Cisco 32369 User Manual
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To specify the IP address and network mask for a manual binding to a Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) client, use the host DHCP pool configuration command. Use the no form of this
command to remove the client’s IP address.
host address [mask |
DHCP pool configuration
This command first appeared in Cisco IOS Release 12.0(1)T.
If the mask and prefix length are unspecified, DHCP examines its address pools. If no mask is found
in the pool database, the Class A, B, or C natural mask is used. This command is valid for manual
There is no limit on the number of manual bindings but you can only configure one manual binding
per host pool.
The following example specifies 10.12.1.99 as the client’s IP address and 255.255.248.0 as the
host 10.12.1.99 255.255.248.0
ip dhcp pool
Specifies the IP address of the client.
(Optional) Specifies the network mask of the client.
(Optional) Specifies the number of bits that comprise the address
prefix. The prefix is an alternative way of specifying the network mask
of the client. The prefix length must be preceded by a forward slash (/).