Setting a host lease time via OMAPI

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Thu Mar 3 21:33:43 UTC 2016

Julien Semaan <jsemaan at> wrote:

> Due to the nature of our product, we need to have a lease time of 30 seconds in our DHCP scopes.
> What we would like to do, is to be able to make this lease time higher for specific hosts dynamically without restarting the DHCP server.

Will that help ?
The client will still come back to renew according to the lease length it was originally given, and won't the new lease it's given get reset to the current default lease time configured - or a length requested by the client, and subject to max and min limits ?

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