Documentation forIP Address Manager
Managing IP addresses is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, IP Address Manager (IPAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and IPAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Edit a DHCP Server

The page for editing DHCP server properties can be accessed from the DHCP & DNS Management page by selecting the server and clicking Edit.


Server Type The DHCP server type (for example, ISC or Windows). This cannot be changed.
IP Address The IP address of this DHCP server . This cannot be changed.
Polling Engine The polling engine / server name. This cannot be changed.
Description (optional) A description for this DHCP server.
VLAN ID The virtual LAN ID if applicable.
Location (optional) The location of this DHCP.


These fields are all display only.


To change the credentials needed to access an existing DHCP Server, select the credential type and use an existing credential or create a new credential. See DHCP Credentials.

Custom Fields

Custom Properties can be used within IPAM the same way as with other SolarWinds products.

Other Settings

Edit Failover

Set up the failover relationships for this server. This feature is only available for Windows DHCP servers.

Server Scan Settings

Specify the frequency of scans for new scopes and leases on this server.

Select whether or not to automatically add new scopes and subnets.

Scope and Subnet Settings

Select whether or not to scan subnet with ICMP and SNMP to pick up additional IP address details, and specify how often to scan.