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Does PIX 515 support DCHP ?

I have tried to set up a PIX 515 UR with DCHP client on outside (ip address outside dhcp setroute) and a DHCP server on the inside without success.

Is DHCP support limited to PIX 506 ?

I found this on CCO:

DHCP Client

DHCP client support within the PIX Firewall is designed for use within a small office or home office (SOHO) environment using a PIX 506 unit that is directly connected to a DSL or cable modem that supports the DHCP server function. With the DHCP client feature enabled on a PIX Firewall, the PIX Firewall functions as a DHCP client to a DHCP server allowing the server to configure the unit's enabled interface with an IP address, subnet mask, and optionally a default route.

DHCP Server

DHCP server support within the PIX Firewall is designed for use within a remote home or branch office (ROBO) environment using a PIX 506 unit. Connecting to the PIX 506 unit are PC clients and other network devices (DHCP clients) that establish network connections that are either nonsecure (not encrypted) or secure (encrypted using IPSec) to access an enterprise or corporate network. As a DHCP server, the PIX Firewall provides network configuration parameters to the DHCP clients through the use of DHCP. These configuration parameters provide a DHCP client the networking parameters used to access the enterprise network, and once in the network, the network services to use, such as the DNS server.


Re: Does PIX 515 support DCHP ?

Yes. All PIX platforms support both DHCP client and server running 6.0 code. PIX 506 server capabilities are a little more limited than other platforms.

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