DHCPv6 Pool Configuration

A DHCPv6 pool includes information about available configuration parameters and policies controlling the assignment of the parameters to requesting clients from the pool.

To create a DHCPv6 pool configuration:

  1. Select the DHCPv6 Pool tab.
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    DHCP Server Policy - DHCPv6 Pool Tab
  2. Refer to the following to review existing DHCPv6 Pool configuration to detremine if a new configuration is needed or an existing configuration needs to be modified or edited.
    Name Lists the administrator assigned name of the IPv6 pool resource from which IPv6 formatted addresses can be issued to DHCPv6 client requests. IPv6 addresses are composed of eight groups of four hexadecimal digits separated by colons.
    DNS Server Displays the address of the DNS server resource utilized with the DHCPv6 pool.
    Domain Name Displays the hostname of the domain associated with the DHCPv6 pool.
    Network Displays the IPv6 formatted address and mask utilized with the DHCPv6 address pool. The address can be configured in the Add/Edit screen.
    Refresh Time Displays the time, in seconds, between refreshes of the DHCPv6 address pool.
    SIP DomainName Displays the domain name associated with the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) server that is used to prioritize voice and video traffic on a network. SIP is an application-layer control protocol that can establish, modify and terminate multimedia sessions or calls. A SIP system has several components (user agents, proxy servers, redirect servers, and registrars). User agents can contain SIP clients; proxy servers always contain SIP clients.
    SIP Servers Displays the IPv6 formatted address of the SIP server associated with the DHCP pool.