Change the Reserved IP Address for a Client

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

You can use this procedure to change the reserved IP address for a client.

Membership in the Domain Admins group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.

To change the reserved IP address for a client

  1. Open DHCP.

  2. In the console tree, click Reservations.

  3. In the details pane, select the reserved client for which you want to change the IP address.

  4. To delete the current reservation, on the Action menu, click Delete.

  5. Add a new reservation in DHCP that uses the new IP address for the client.

Additional considerations

The IP address in an existing client reservation cannot be modified directly. You must delete the existing reservation and add a new one.