How to know whether my system is using DHCP or STATIC IP

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How to know whether my system is using DHCP or STATIC IP

Hi,

I am using RHEL 5.1 and i would like to know,

how to find the whether my system is using DHCP or STATIC IP
with out looking at /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifconfig-eth0 configuration file.

Regards,
Venkat
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Why can't you look at that file? That is what sets your card's configuration.
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If you have a DHCP lease on a particular interface <interface>, you can find out this information from /var/lib/dhcpclient/dhclient-<interface>.leases.

There is a man page which describes this file.
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Originally Posted by fpmurphy
If you have a DHCP lease on a particular interface <interface>, you can find out this information from /var/lib/dhcpclient/dhclient-<interface>.leases.

There is a man page which describes this file.
Thank you for providing the solution.
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