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To create a fixed address, complete the following:

  1. From the Cloud Services Portal, click Manage -> IPAM/DHCP -> Address Spaces.

  2. Click IP Space -> Address Block -> corresponding Subnet.

  3. On the Subnet page, click the Create drop-down list -> Fixed Address.

  4. On the Create Fixed Address page, specify the following:

    • IP Space: The respective IP space is automatically selected, in which the fixed address exists.
    • Subnet: The respective subnet is automatically selected.
    • IP Address: Enter an IPv4 address to be used as a fixed address. Or click the Get next available check box to automatically receive the next available IP address from the respective subnet. The next available IP address appears automatically after you click Save & Close.
    • Assign by: Indicates how the client must be matched. For client and relay formats, you can specify the value in hexadecimal or text format.
      • Client (hex): Select this option from the drop-down list to assign a dynamic IP address to a host with the same DHCP client identifier that you specify here. The client identifier for the requesting host and the client identifier stored in BloxOne DDI must match.
      • Client (text): Select this option from the drop-down list to assign a dynamic IP address to a host with the same DHCP client identifier that you specify here. The client identifier for the requesting host and the client identifier stored in BloxOne DDI must match.
      • MAC Address: Select this option from the drop-down list to assign a dynamic IP address to a host, provided that the MAC address of the requesting host matches the MAC address that you specify here.
      • Relay (hex): Select this option from the drop-down list to match the circuit ID or remote ID in the DHCP relay agent option (82). You can enter the ID in hexadecimal format, such as ex:aa, ab, 1f:cd, ef:23:56, ef-23-56, or ef2356.
      • Relay (text): Select this option from the drop-down list to match the circuit ID or remote ID in the DHCP relay agent option (82). You can enter the ID in string format, such as abcd or aa:gg. 
    • Client/MAC Address/Relay: Depending on what you choose in the Assign by drop-down menu, this field will change accordingly. If you choose Client (hex) or Client (text), enter a valid client identifier. If you choose MAC address, enter a valid MAC address. If you choose Relay (hex) or Relay (text), enter a valid relay ID. 

    • Name: Enter a name for the fixed address (recommended).

    • Description: Enter additional information about the fixed address (optional).

    • Tags: For information about tags, see Managing Tags.

    • DHCP Configuration: Configure the following DHCP Options:
      • Type: Choose Option Space or Option Group
      • Space: Choose the space.
      • Name: Choose the name.
      • Option Type: Option Type is shown automatically. 
      • Value: Specify the value. 
      • Inherited From: Shows the parent.
        Select Block all inherited options check box if you want to block all the options inherited from the parent. 
  5. Click Save & Close to save the fixed address, or click Cancel to exit.


Note

If you do not enter all the required fields, an error message appears at the top of the Create Fixed Address page. You must fill in all required fields in order to save the fixed address.

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