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DHCP Client Testing
I have a embedded device with Linux as OS which has a DHCP client installed. Now I Wanted to test it. I search on the google regarding the DHCP but the information I was getting was too complex to filter out. So I am posting the question here. I hope I will get the answers
I am using the following command to get the detail of the DHCP leases.
it provied me the following information
renew 2 2007/1/23 01:05:15;
rebind 0 2007/1/28 07:44:10;
expire 2 2007/1/30 01:44:10;
Now my questions are.
1) If I simple change the time past renew time will it renew the lease ??? i have done it but not renewing . I require to reastart the unit, so is it right ?? i.e. restarting the unit.
2) if I change the time past expier time will it get the new IP.??? I tried but I doesn't work even after restarting it has the same IP..