Requesting a lease time in dhclient6.conf
JHB at clemson.edu
Thu Feb 13 17:15:54 UTC 2014
I just gave myself a crash corse in DHCP options, so some of this may be wrong. dhcp-lease-time corresponds to option 51 for DHCPv4 as defined in the common/tables.c file of the ISC DHCP source code. The DHCPv4 spec defines option 51 as "Address Time". For DHCPv6, the options aren't the same. As far as I can tell, there is no DHCPv6 equivalent option for "Address Time". This might change in the future. Here are the links I used to figure this out:
On Feb 13, 2014, at 8:54 AM, Mike. <the.lists at mgm51.com>
> On 2/9/2014 at 11:20 AM Mike. wrote:
> |(dhcp 4.2)
> |With the IPv4 dhclient, I use the following to request a specific
> |lease time:
> | send dhcp-lease-time 84000;
> |I've not been able to find a similar or equivalent configuration
> |parameter for the IPv6 dhclient.
> |How do I request a specific lease time in dhclient6.conf?
> Am I asking the wrong question, or does no one know the answer?
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