Change the reserved IP address for a client

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

To change the reserved IP address for a client

  1. Open DHCP.

  2. In the console tree, click Reservations.


    • DHCP/applicable DHCP server/applicable superscope (if used)/applicable scope/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.

    For more information, see Related Topics.


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

  • The IP address in an existing client reservation cannot be modified directly. To achieve similar results, the existing reservation must be deleted and a new reservation added.

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
Add a client reservation
Change information for a reserved client
Configure advanced (class-based) options for a reserved client