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Old 04-21-2005, 02:16 PM   #1
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Question what is "ipconfig /renew" in linux ?

How do I do a "ipconfig /renew" in Linux ?
Old 04-21-2005, 02:25 PM   #2
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ifconfig is the linux equivalent but I forget if you can release or renew ip addresses using it. You could always restart your network in /etc/init.d. Usually called net.eth0 or network...something along those lines.
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Take a look at dhclient:
dhclient eth0
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dhclient eth0 did the trick

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