How do I change the DHCP address lease time in Windows 2000?

A. To modify the DHCP lease duration from the normal 8 days perform the following:

  1. Start the DHCP MMC snap-in (Start - Programs - Administrative Tools - DHCP)
  2. Expand the server
  3. Right click the scope whose lease time you wish to change and select Properties
  4. Select the General tab
  5. At the bottom of the window you can select lease duration either Unlimited or a finite time.
  6. Click Apply then OK

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