[ltp] DHCP- releasing/renewing IP addresses

Tod Harter linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 29 Oct 2002 14:41:57 -0500

In a Red Hat-ish system you can simply type 

ifdown eth0

to down eth0


ifup eth0

to bring it back up (which will restart your DHCP client properly, set any 
routes, etc etc etc.).

All your other interfaces work the same way, including PPP, lo, etc. 

On Monday 28 October 2002 11:06 am, Shane Grantham wrote:
> What command does one use to renew and release a DHCP address? I thought it
> might be ifconfig, but haven't found the correct format for it. I was
> thinking there might be a similiar command as in Windows like
> ipconfig/release.
> thanks