ping (dhcpv4-server-policy-config)

Configures the DHCP server‘s ping timeout interval. The controller uses the timeout to intermittently ping and discover whether a client requested IP address is available or in use.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


ping timeout <1-10>


ping timeout <1-10>

timeout <1-10>

Sets the ping timeout from 1 - 10 seconds. The default is 1 second.


nx9500-6C8809(config-dhcp-policy-test)#ping timeout 2
nx9500-6C8809(config-dhcp-policy-test)#show context
dhcp-server-policy test
 ping timeout 2
 option option1 200 ascii

Related Commands

no (dhcpv4-server-policy-config)

Resets the ping interval to 1 second