next-server in dhclient.leases

Joel Ebel jbebel at
Fri Aug 27 00:20:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Joel Ebel <jbebel at> wrote:
> Is there a way to get the next-server (sname) field of the dhcp
> response included in the dhclient.leases file?  It appears that
> filename (file), which appears in an adjacent field and is used in a
> similar manner, shows up as "filename" in dhclient.leases, but the
> next-server does not.  I can't find any options to get this included
> in the leases file.  I'm using dhclient V3.1.3 as included in Ubuntu
> 10.04.

I misinterpreted.  It's not sname, but siaddr that I'm interested in receiving.

> Thanks,
> Joel

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