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request system services dhcp



Release or renew the acquired IP address for a specific interface.

To view the status of the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients on the specified interfaces, enter the show system services dhcp client interface-name command.


  • release interface-name —Clears other resources received earlier from the server, and reinitializes the client state to INIT for the particular interface.

  • renew interface-name —Reacquires an IP address from the server for the interface. When you use this option, the command sends a discover message if the client state is INIT and a renew request message if the client state is BOUND. For all other states it performs no action.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

This command produces no output.

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 8.5.