On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:08 AM Geert Stappers wrote: > > I need my local machine to obtain a new/correct IP from dnsmasq. > > > > Basically I've given all my local machines static IPs from the dnsmasq > > server. > > > > However, some obtained dynamic IPs prior to I giving them static IPs, > > but now I have no way to have them changed to the new given static > > IPs. > > > > I've stopped then started local NetworkManager, and according to > > > > https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/dnsmasq-force-release-renew-of-dhcp-clients-how-933535/ > > https://serverfault.com/questions/739022/how-do-i-manually-release-a-dhcp-lease-on-the-dhcp-server-itself > > > > I've stopped then started the dnsmasq server itself, and clear the > > dnsmasq.leases file in between as well. > > > > But still, nothing worked. > > > > This is what I am at now: > > > > $ systemctl status dnsmasq | tail -1 > > Aug 13 21:23:14 maroon dnsmasq-dhcp: not giving name coral to > > the DHCP lease of 192.168.0.89 because the name exists in > > /etc/dnsmasq.hosts with address 192.168.0.102 > > > > yet: > > > > $ cat /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases > > 1566177794 90:b1:...:1f 192.168.0.89 coral * > > > > and `192.168.0.89` is the IP I got at coral. > > > > PS. the coral lease has been the following before, prior to I clear > > the dnsmasq.leases file: > > > > 1566176399 90:b1:...:1f 192.168.0.89 coral 01:90:...:1f > > > > Moreover, I've try to run the following `dhcp_release` command at the > > dnsmasq server before all these: > > > > dhcp_release eth0 192.168.0.89 90:b1:...:1f '*' > > > > Please help. > > Start with providing the whole Dnsmasq configuration.
For the whole Dnsmasq configuration, I'm following this almost word for word: https://sfxpt.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/dnsmasq-installation-configuration-5/ On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 1:52 AM john doe wrote: > > Idealy you would release the lease on the client or wait untill the > lease expire on the client. The lease did expire on the client first -- I was checking the `systemctl status dnsmasq` and noticed that line, .. not giving name coral to the DHCP lease of 192.168.0.89 because the name exists in /etc/dnsmasq.hosts... Then realized the situation. > > Thanks > > Where can I exchange it for consumption vouchers? I really appreciate the help. Next time your guys come to Toronto, let me know and I'll buy you beers. _______________________________________________ Dnsmasq-discuss mailing list Dnsmasqemail@example.com http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/dnsmasq-discuss