Force expiration of lease on a Solaris box?

Carl Karsten carl at
Mon Mar 5 23:47:43 UTC 2007

John Tabasz (jtabasz) wrote:
> Hi All,
> Anyone out there know if it's possible to force DHCP expiration and
> renewal of a Solaris network interface? 
> I'm trying to figure out if I can impose my will on a Sun box to get it
> to acquire a different IP address that I have configured for it on my
> DHCP server.

You have to re-run the dhcp client on the Sun box.  There is no magic you can do 
with a server (dhcp, sql, etc) to cause a client to react.  servers wait for 

Carl K

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