alternative to "ipconfig renew"

Henrik Brix Andersen brix at gentoo.org
Tue Sep 6 03:57:00 EDT 2005


On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 00:56 -0400, Hyewon Jun wrote:
> In window, we can use "ipconfig renew" to obtain a new IP address
> using DHCP. Is there a similar command in Linux to obtain a new IP address
> from a DHCP server?

Depends on which DHCP client you are using. I use `dhcpcd` which will
attempt to renew the DHCP address of network interface eth1 if I issue
the command `dhcpcd -n eth1`.

Check the manual page for your DHCP client.

Sincerely,
Brix
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Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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