[nsp] Cisco 1720 or above Firewall using DHCP outside

daryl at introspect.net daryl at introspect.net
Thu Nov 20 17:59:58 EST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net 
> [mailto:cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Chad Lander
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 3:42 PM
> To: 'cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net'
> Subject: [nsp] Cisco 1720 or above Firewall using DHCP outside
> The DSL provider doesn't give statics so every time the IP 
> changes I have to rewrite the config.
> Does Cisco make a product (IOS) that takes in a DHCP address 
> and rewrites the firewall config on the fly to the new address?


interface FastEthernet0/1
 ip address dhcp

Use the interface, not the IP for the outside address of your firewall

PIXen also support DHCP out of the box, and may be even easier to use in
this environment.

Been using it in the 12.2 T train.  It may even be older than that. 


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