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Old 07-10-2013, 01:37 AM   #1
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commands to request and release of an IPv6 address from a dhcp server


Can anyone tell the linux commands to
request for an IPv6 address from a dhcpv6 server and release an IPv6 address.?

I think command to request for an IPv6 address from a dhcp server is dhcp6c eth1.
But couldnt find a command to release a DHCP IPv6 address like dhclient -r eth1 in IPv4

Thanks in advance.


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Old 07-10-2013, 02:32 AM   #2
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I think its


For v4:
dhclient -4 -r eth0 //or just dhclient -r eth0
dhclient -4 eth0 // or just dhclient eth0
For v6
dhclient -6 -r eth0
dhclient -6 eth0
Old 07-10-2013, 09:15 AM   #3
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Thanks..will try it out.


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