Darren perl-list at network1.net
Wed Aug 9 15:53:48 UTC 2006

That makes sense on the client side of things.  Does the server destroy 
the lease that DHCPDECLINE refers to when it receives such a packet?
Simon Hobson wrote:
> At 10:43 -0400 9/8/06, Darren wrote:
>> Does anyone know what the server does with the lease (if exist) when it
>> receives this message (all IPs have been changed to protect the
>> guilty).  Further, does anyone know why a client would send such a message?:
>> Jul 12 21:09:52 dhcp-1 dhcpd: DHCPDECLINE of from
>> 00:11:11:7b:83:da (BRENDA1) via not found
> It's client specific, but typically it means that the client is 
> unhappy in some way with what it's been offered and wants a different 
> lease. The only time I've seen it is if the client does an ARP on the 
> address it's been offered and finds that something else is using it.
> Simon

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