Configure PIX interface by DHCP

Posted September 18, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in Cisco firewall

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In many situations such as remote sites connected by DSL or cable modem, the outside interface IP address of a firewall must support dynamic addressing by DHCP.

To configure the outside interface to obtain its settings by DHCP:

nameif ethernet0 outside security0
ip address outside dhcp setroute

The firewall will immediately try to receive an IP address and settings by DHCP.


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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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