You can edit the amount of time for which a VM in your network environment can use an IP address that the DHCP service leased to it.

The default time period for which an IP address is leased is 24 hours. Depending on your environment needs, you can increase or decrease it.


Verify that you activated DHCP for the organization VDC network.


  1. In the top navigation bar, click Networking.
  2. Click the name of the network that you want to edit.
  3. In the IP Management section, click DHCP.
  4. Under General, click Edit.
  5. In the Edit Lease Time window, edit the time period for DHCP leases.
  6. Click Save.