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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Search option in resolv.conf getting overwritten by prepend statement in dhclient.conf

I have setup a DNS server for my department which is running FreeBSD 10.2. It is currently connected to the campus internet and receiving its address via dhcp, so /etc/resolv.conf looks like this: #...
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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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Can we force dhclient to not renew ip rules?

I've overridden the ip routing rules on my RHEL machine by adding custom logic in a new script ifup-local that is run immediately after a new interface is attached. /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/...
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Cannot renew DHCPV6 lease in SLES12

I need to renew the lease of a certain SLES12 box. The machine is configured to use IPv6 only and so far I have tried the following: From here: dhclient6 -r -v eth0 && rm /var/lib/dhcp6/...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS change dhclient lease file location

I cannot find how to change dhclient lease file location. By default (and currently) it is in /var/lib/dhcp, but I want this file to go to another place. I did ps ax | grep dhclient and got this ...
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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 dhcp6....
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Traffic on eth0 despite denying it with iptables

Despite having an iptables ruleset which should not allow it - DHCP is working on eth0. Given the below information can anyone give me an idea of why? tap0 is not up (not that it should make any ...
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dhclient bound to recorded lease even if no DHCP server is availabe

My Ubuntu machine is connected to switch and switch is connected to DHCP server(router).Now whenever DHCP server is down but link is available through switch it tries DISCOVER multiple times. But ...
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Could dhclient be causing haproxy to stop listening?

I've noticed every 7 days HAProxy stops responding to requests correctly - it automatically makes firefox download a blank file in place of the website. Upon inspecting the server - everything seems ...
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dhclient: No broadcast interfaces found, but eth0 is up and broadcast

I'm experiencing a common problem with dhclient. But I wasn't able to find a clear solution to this problem. System: ReadyNas RN104 Stock Debian for armhf Just upgraded to Debian Jessie (now ...
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“ifup eth0” causes dhclient to bring up more than one interface

Can someone tell me why dhclient is not respecting to only handle the one interface it has been passed? I've seen this multiple times over the years; never figured it out - it's not related to ...
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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 ...