for testing DCHP from a single system

David W. Hankins David_Hankins at
Mon Jun 12 14:55:23 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 09:01:29PM -0800, kalyanasundaram S wrote:
>   I want to the query the dhcp server with multiple clients.. but i have only one client.
>   Is there any tool available to talk to dhcp server and do not stick with one address per one nic card system.

Vary the client-identifier.

Observe 'man dhclient.conf', and look for the section about the 'pseudo'
configuration directive.

I've not used it in recent sources, but I've also got no bug reports.

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