Network administrators who want to configure a DHCP server also need to configure DHCP scopes as part of this process. A scope is a group of IP addresses for a particular section of the network. Each subnet usually has its own scope.
A scope can also be a contiguous pool of addresses available for allocation by the DHCP server. Most servers also offer the functionality of excluding some addresses from the pool to avoid allocating them dynamically to clients. The excluded addresses are usually those IP addresses manually assigned to servers in the network.
A number of parameters can be . . .
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