Configure IP address allocation

You can specify whether the IP addresses in an IP address pool are allocated to network interfaces statically or dynamically.

Before you begin

To configure dynamic IP address allocation, you must activate a SmartConnect Advanced license.


  1. Click Cluster Management > Network Configuration > External Network.
  2. Click View/Edit next to the IP address pool that you want to modify.
    The system displays the View Pool Details window.
  3. Click Edit.
    The system displays the Edit Pool Details window.
  4. From the Allocation Method list in the SmartConnect Advanced Settings area, select one of the following allocation methods:
    • Static
    • Dynamic
  5. Click Save Changes.