dhclient is the DHCP client for Linux and UNIX, created by the Internet Software Consortium. It is used to configure network interfaces using DHCP or BOOTP protocol, or can be used to assign static configurations.

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How to DHCP request a second, different, IP for the same physical interface?

(Similar to this question, but with two different DHCP-assigned IPs) Is there any way to let dhclient or dhcpcd request two different IPs for one physical interface, e.g. via virtual interfaces eth0 ...
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How to pass a vendor-specific options to a DHCP server using dhclient?

I need to send vendor-options to DHCP server using dhclient (ISC). As I understand I need to describe that options in the dhclient.conf. Do I need make new "space" for options? Or I can do "send"? ...
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dhclient asking for new routing every 1500 seconds, removing my static routing, cron not working

I have a problem with cron job on my ubuntu server 12.04. I have two internet providers - one for fast speed, second - for local resources. So, I'm using command route to up the static routing for ...
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Issue with RHEL7 and disabling NetworkManager

Okay community, let's see if we can figure this one out, cause I'm out of answers. Where I work I am setting up a bunch of RedHat Enterprise Linux servers. There is a collection of RHEL6 and RHEL7 ...
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How to send several instances of the vendor-specific options to a DHCP server using dhclient?

I need to send vendor-options to DHCP server using dhclient (ISC). I've added following lines in the dhclient.conf: option dhcp6.vendor-class code 16 = {integer 32, integer 16, string}; send ...
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ip addr flush dev eth0 removes ipv6 address

I'm trying to write an application that can change the ip address of the local machine. When doing some experimentation, I've noticed that if I freshly connect to a wireless network, I am assigned an ...
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dhclient doesn't get/ack offer on macvlan interface

Following this is excerpts of logs when trying to configure a macvlan interface. For some reason unknown to me, dhclient doesn't seem to get/ack the offer, how come? --- /etc/network/interfaces auto ...
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Trouble with dhclient and dynamically updating reverse maps

Has anyone been able to get dynamic updates to in.addr-arpa zones working via linux dhclient? I can get forward maps to update # service network restart Apr 7 15:25:24 i-d40976dd dhclient[26054]: ...
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side. I assigned host-name and ip address in ...