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Old 04-23-2010, 10:02 AM   #1
cmarz
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Unhappy Redhat does not retry renewing DHCP lease more than once


We have 20+ Redhat servers on our network and every so often our DHCP server goes down. When it comes back up we have to go around to all of our RedHat servers and restart networking manually. Other OS's (Ubuntu, Windows, etc..) will continually try to get a DHCP lease so that when our DHCP does come back up it requires no work from us for them to get back on the network. But it seems that Redhat only tries once and if it fails it never tries again. Have to go around to 20 different servers (some of them are at remote locations) is less then ideal when this happens. Any suggestions on how we can get Redhat to continually try to get a DHCP lease like other OS's?

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Old 04-23-2010, 11:27 AM   #2
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Actually I think I just found the answer: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/rhel-ce...t-dhcp-client/
 
  


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