force lease renewal from dhcpd

Douglas Armstrong doug at
Mon May 1 14:43:23 UTC 2006

It has to be done client side. Server side will not work. Window$ 
XP/200x use ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew or in uni* or linux 
stop and restart the network (/etc/init.d/network restart depending on 


Melody Helt wrote:
> It worked for me to do this command on the client:
> /sbin/dhclient eth0
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