multiple DHCP scope on cisco 3550 switch

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Apr 22nd, 2009


i have two cisco 3550 switch in HSRP mode. i have configured multiple vlans on this switch. i want vlan 1 users to get ip address in the range 192.x.x.x to their machine and vlan 2 users to get ip range 10.x.x.x.

is it possible??

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mahmoodmkl Wed, 04/22/2009 - 03:06


Yes this is possible.

ip dhcp pool poo1


default-router (IP of the SVI)

ip dhcp pool pool2


default-router (IP of the SVI)



kanbaycco Wed, 04/22/2009 - 03:35

Hi Manmood,

thanks for your help. i have just one question.if any pc boots for the first time it will send DHCP Braodcast request to get ip. so whether that PC will get the ip from the correct dhcp scope?

Jon Marshall Wed, 04/22/2009 - 03:37

It depends on which vlan the port that your'e pc is connected to is in. So if the port is in vlan 1 it will get an IP from vlan 1 scope, if the port is in vlan 2 it will get IP from vlan 2 scope.



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