Before configuring a firewall interface as
a DHCP Client, make sure
you have configured a Layer 3 Ethernet or Layer 3 VLAN
interface, and the interface is assigned to a virtual router and
a zone. Perform this task if you need to use DHCP to request an
IPv4 address for an interface on your firewall.
enter an interface, or click a configured interface, that you want
to be a DHCP client.
create default route pointing to default gateway provided by server
This causes the firewall to create a static route to a default gateway
that will be useful when clients are trying to access many destinations
that do not need to have routes maintained in a routing table on
) Enter a
(priority level) for the route between the firewall
and the DHCP server (range is 1-65535; there is no default metric).
A route with a lower number has higher priority during route selection.
For example, a route with a metric of 10 is used before a route
with a metric of 100.
Show DHCP Client
to see all of the settings the client has
inherited from its DHCP server.
Save the configuration.
Now the Ethernet interface indicates
) See which interfaces on the firewall
are configured as DHCP clients.
field to see which interfaces
indicate DHCP Client.
look in the
field to see which
interfaces indicate DHCP Client.