Add a DHCPv6 server

You can use DHCP servers to dynamically allocate unique IP addresses to devices on a network. You can also configure the server to assign static addresses.

  1. Go to Network > DHCP and click Add in the Server section.
  2. Click IPv6.
  3. Type a name.
  4. Specify settings.
    OptionDescription
    Interface Interface to use for the DHCP server. The firewall listens for DHCP queries on the selected interface.
    Accept client request via relay Provide DHCP to clients who send requests through a DHCP relay.
    Dynamic IP lease Ranges from which the DHCP server allocates IP addresses to clients.
    Static IP DUID mapping Static DHCP Unique Identifier-to-IP address mappings. The IP address is always assigned to the client DUID on the specified host.
    Preferred time Time, in minutes, that a valid address remains in the preferred state. When the preferred time expires, the address is deprecated. The preferred time must be less than the valid time.
    Valid time Time, in minutes, that an address remains in a valid state. During the valid state, an address can be used for new or existing communications.
  5. Optional Specify the DNS servers.
    You can use the firewall DNS settings or specify other servers.
  6. Click Save.