Re-lease DHCP options.

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by dipeshmehta, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. dipeshmehta

    dipeshmehta Member


    I have been successfully using dhcp3 server running on Ubuntu 8.04 server. I have jsut made some changes, especially added some static leases binding on mac address.

    My question is, how to re-lease i.e. how to re allot IP to already leased active client?

  2. Mark_NL

    Mark_NL Member

    refreshing ip config will happen after the expire, so you either have to wait for that, or restart the dhcpclients on your clients.
  3. av1611

    av1611 New Member

    The information DHCP server gives the client is static not dynamic so they don't even need to see the dhcp server ever again unless the information goes away.

    So you have to trigger the update client side, not server side.
  4. Mark_NL

    Mark_NL Member

    So you're kind of repeating what i said 3 weeks ago :p
  5. av1611

    av1611 New Member

    <blush> :) </blush>

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