Exclude an address from a scope

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To exclude an address from a scope

  1. Open DHCP.

  2. In the console tree, click Address Pool.


    • DHCP/applicable DHCP server/applicable superscope (if used)/applicable scope/Address Pool
  3. On the Action menu, click New Exclusion Range.

  4. In the Add Exclusion dialog box, type the Start IP address that you want to exclude from this scope.

    To exclude a range of more than one IP address, type an End IP address.

  5. Click Add.


  • To open DHCP, click Start, click Settings, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click DHCP.

  • Addresses that are excluded from the scope are not offered by the DHCP server to clients obtaining leases from this scope.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


Working with MMC console files
Configuring scopes