DHCPRELEASE on a bootP Address
dhcp1 at thehobsons.co.uk
Fri Aug 5 14:37:26 UTC 2011
David Forrest wrote:
>But why would a statically configured IP be sending a DHCPRELEASE
It isn't !
As far as the client is concerned, it is **NOT** statically
configured - it's been dynamically configured by DHCP. The fact that
the DHCP server may have a static assignment is both irrelevant and
invisible to the client.
As such, the client is free to release it's lease at any time should
it decide to de-configure a network interface. It doesn't need
permission from the server to do so.
Visit http://www.magpiesnestpublishing.co.uk/ for books by acclaimed
author Gladys Hobson. Novels - poetry - short stories - ideal as
Christmas stocking fillers. Some available as e-books.
More information about the dhcp-users