Skip to main content
Cisco SD-WAN
Product Documentation
Viptela Documentation

ip dhcp-client

vpn interface ip dhcp-client—Configure an interface in the WAN transport VPN (VPN 0) to receive its IPv4 address from a DHCPv4 server. To configure the interface's IPv4 address as a static address, use the ip address command.

vManage Feature Template

For all Viptela devices:

Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Cellular (for vEdge cellular wireless routers only)
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Ethernet
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface PPP Ethernet

Command Hierarchy

vpn vpn-id  
  interface interface-name    
    (ip address ip-address/length | ip dhcp-client [dhcp-distance number])


Administrative Distance
dhcp-distance number
Set the administrative distance of routes learned from a DHCP server.
Range: 1 through 255
Default: 1


Configure an interface in VPN 0 to receive its IP address from a DHCP server:

vEdge# show running-config vpn 0 interface ge0/7
vpn 0
 interface ge0/4
  ip dhcp-client
  no shutdown

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring Segmentation article for your software release.
ip address
ipv6 address
ipv6 dhcp-client

  • Was this article helpful?