[Dnsmasq-discuss] Query on Force-Renew support on dnsmasq

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Wed Jul 14 09:54:52 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 10:47:35AM +0530, Gocool.. wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I am using the dnsmasq package of version "2.83" as a DHCP server.
> Looking for the option for configuring the "DHCP-FORCERENEW" option in
> dnsmasq.
> When there is a change in the LAN network subnet, the DHCP server should
> trigger FORCE-RENEW packets to all its connected clients. So, all the
> clients immediately get IP in the new subnet configured.
> Could you please let me know whether the FORCE-RENEW option is supported in
> dnsmasq? If Yes, How can I achieve this? Please advise.

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc2131 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

> Thank you in advance,

You are welcome, I do love to create awareness
about http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

> Gokul

Geert Stappers
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