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DHCP server

When you use a static IP address, Magic WAN Connector can also act as a DHCP server in your network. To enable this feature:

  1. Log in to the Cloudflare dashboard and select your account.

  2. Go to Magic WAN > Sites.

  3. Select your site > Edit.

  4. Select Network.

  5. In LAN configuration, select the LAN where you want to enable DHCP server.

  6. Select Edit.

  7. Under Static addressing, select This is a DHCP Server. You also have to specify:

    • The DNS server address
    • The DHCP pool start
    • The DHCP pool end

    For example:

    An example of how to configure you Magic WAN Connector LAN

Create a PUT request to update the LAN where you want to enable DHCP server:


curl --request PUT \{account_id}/magic/sites/{site_id}/lans/{lan_id} \
--header "X-Auth-Email: <EMAIL>" \
--header "X-Auth-Key: <API_KEY>" \
--header "Content-Type: application/json" \
--data '{
"lan": {
"static_addressing": {
"dhcp_server": {
"dhcp_pool_end": "<IP_ADDRESS>",
"dhcp_pool_start": "<IP_ADDRESS>",
"dns_server": "<IP_ADDRESS>"