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Old 11-24-2008
DHCP client question

hi all,

In dhcp client , how to specify no of retiral attempts for getting IP ?

man dhclient.conf - has rery timeout but i m looking for attempts
Also option nwip.autoretries uint8; - i guess this is for dhcpd server

I basically want to expire after the first attempt.
Any way to do this ?
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Old 11-24-2008
From reading the man page it seems, there are only time values used to configure the behaviour. Maybe keep them all the same for timeout & retry and also very small/short.

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