ip dhcp snooping

To globally enable Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) snooping on the device, use the ip dhcp snooping command. To globally disable DHCP snooping, use the no form of this command.

ip dhcp snooping

no ip dhcp snooping

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

By default, DHCP snooping is globally disabled.

Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History



This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

To use this command, you must enable the DHCP snooping feature using the feature dhcp command.

The device preserves DHCP snooping configuration when you disable DHCP snooping with the no ip dhcp snooping command.


This example shows how to globally enable DHCP snooping:

switch# configure terminal 
switch(config)# ip dhcp snooping 

Related Commands


feature dhcp

Enables the DHCP snooping feature on the device.

ip dhcp snooping information option

Enables the insertion and removal of option-82 information for DHCP packets forwarded without the use of the DHCP relay agent.

ip dhcp snooping trust

Configures an interface as a trusted source of DHCP messages.

ip dhcp snooping vlan

Enables DHCP snooping on the specified VLANs.

show ip dhcp snooping

Displays general information about DHCP snooping.

show running-config dhcp

Displays DHCP snooping configuration, including IP Source Guard configuration.