Question about DHCPRELEASE

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Fri Jul 28 14:56:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 08:27:48AM -0400, Darren wrote:
> As always, you have been very helpful.  For clarity's sake then, 
> DHCPRELEASE (when sent - which usually only happens when a user manually 
> invokes such a thing) does indeed truncate the lease and immediately 
> move the IP Address to a FREE or BACKUP state yes?

Yes, the previous answer you received, that the lease is moved
to FREE, was correct.

It MAY be moved to BACKUP later on, but this is a separate

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