dhclient.leases(5) File Formats Manual dhclient.leases(5)
dhclient.leases - DHCP client lease database
The Internet Systems Consortium DHCP client keeps a persistent database
of leases that it has acquired that are still valid. The database is
a free-form ASCII file containing one valid declaration per lease. If
more than one declaration appears for a given lease, the last one in
the file is used. The file is written as a log, so this is not an
The format of the lease declarations is described in dhclient.conf(5).
dhclient(8), dhcp-options(5), dhclient.conf(5), dhcpd(8),
dhcpd.conf(5), RFC2132, RFC2131.
dhclient(8) was written by Ted Lemon under a contract with Vixie Labs.
Funding for this project was provided by Internet Systems Consortium.
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