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FN-2019-436, DHCP Enabled by Default from Factory

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Notice Summary
Starting from NOS 7.0.2b and onwards, all new VDX units shipped from factory will have DHCP enabled by default.

NOTE: VDX units shipped with previous version that are later upgraded to NOS code 7.0.2b and later, will NOT have DHCP enabled by default. DHCP will not run if the unit's config is defaulted at a later time.
Background
Prior to NOS 7.0.2b VDX devices shipped from the factory did not have DHCP enabled. Starting with NOS 7.0.2b, DHCP is enabled by default in VDX units shipped from the factory.
Impact
If static IP Management addresses are preferred, then DHCP must be disabled. See below.
Products Affected
All VDX Product Families
Software Affected
Only VDX Units Shipped from Factory with NOS 7.0.2b and Later Releases
Symptoms
N/A

 
Workaround
N/A
Solution
Example configuration on VDX for DHCP enabled:
interface Management xx/x
  ip address dhcp

To disable DHCP configuration:
interface Management xx/x
  no ip address dhcp

Additional information:
Previous stateOperationStatus after Operation
 
Static IP configuredFWDL – Firmware DownloadStatic IP configured
FWDL with default-config
Copy Default to startup
NetInstall
 
DHCP IP configuredFWDL - Firmware DownloadDHCP IP configured
DHCP IP configuredFWDL with default-configDHCP IP configured
Copy Default to startup
NetInstall
 

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