[nSLUG] Fwd: ISC dhcpd on Linux and Novell...uh...stuff.

Soren Aalto soren.aalto at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 16:25:20 ADT 2005


On 10/23/05, Stephen Gregory <nslug at kernelpanic.ca> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Oct 2005 14:31:17 +0200
> Soren Aalto <soren.aalto at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> delete dhcpd.leases and restart the server. Every lease should be new
> then.

Well, yeah...kinda dangerous, though?  Have about 800 clients
with active leases.

In fact, I've been wondering what these guys think they're
going to do about this when they say they will set up a
windows server in 30 mins.

> You may need the "authoritative" option as well.
>
> Ensure that clients are not just "renewing" leases. Under windows I
> think you need to run the commands:
>
> ipconfig /release
> ipconfig /renew
>
> If all that fails set the lease times to 300 seconds and changeing the
> address pools. It will thrash your network, but it should force new dhcp
> discouveries.
>
> --
> sg
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