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Re: refresh IP from dhcp isp



--- Lai Zit Seng <lzs pobox com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Basically when you down and up a DHCP configured
> interface, your system 
> will have to request lease from the DHCP server
> again. Usually the DHCP 
> server will give you back what you last had (or what
> you asked for) if the 
> IP is available. So it is not unusual that your IP
> does not change.
> 
> Or do you purposely want your IP address to change
> for some reason?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> .lzs

> On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, kate wrote:
> 
> > Re: refresh IP from dhcp isp
> >
> >> kate wrote:
> >>
> >>> FC2:
> >>>
> >>> I want to refresh my IP, which has been assigned
> >>> dynamically by my ISP.
> >>> How should I do this?
> >>>
> >>>
> >> From the menu choose System Tools, then Network
> > Device Control, and
> >> use
> >> that to deactivate, then activate your ethernet
> > interface.  If you did
> >> not make your ethernet interface user
> controllable,
> > then you might need
> >> to run it as root.  From the command-line
> > system-control-network will
> >> prompt for root password and provide a network
> > configuration tool.  But
> >> you can select and deactivate, then activate
> > interfaces from there.
> >>
> >> Chris
> >
> > Thank you, I attempted as you suggested, as root:
> it
> > did not change my IP address. I know that in WIN
> XP, I
> > can ipconfig ip /release and /renew, so that is
> what I
> > am looking for... OR i did something wrong...
> >
> > thanks
> > kate

Yes, I specifically want to change the assigned IP address.


		
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