Command line tool for emulating DHCP-client

Dagmar d'Surreal evildagmar at
Fri Aug 24 14:39:12 UTC 2007

On 8/24/07, Jon Otterholm <jon.otterholm at> wrote:
> Hi.
> Does anyone know of a tool to emulate a DHCP-client that can run on
> FreeBSD or Linux? I want to send DHCPRELEASE on behalf of clients.
> I believe there was someone talking on the list about such a tool a
> while ago, but browsing the list archives came up with nothing....

Considering how easily one can change a machine's MAC address and
cobble up a phony dhclient.leases file, I doubt anyone would really
bother.  Kiddies would be more likely to use it to harass their local
DHCP server than anything else.

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