The edge gateway supports IP address pooling and one-to-one static IP address allocation. Static IP address binding is based on the managed object ID and interface ID of the requesting client.

The DHCP service for the edge gateway adheres to the following guidelines:

Listens on the edge gateway internal interface for DHCP discovery.

Uses the IP address of the internal interface on the edge gateway as the default gateway address for all clients, and the broadcast and subnet mask values of the internal interface for the container network.

You must restart the DHCP service on client virtual machines in the following situations:

You changed or deleted a DHCP pool, default gateway, or DNS server.

You changed the internal IP address of the edge gateway instance.