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force-discover (DHCP Client)


Hierarchy Level


Forces the DHCP client to send a DHCP discover packet after one to three failed dhcp-request attempts. The force-discover option ensures that the DHCP server will assign the same or a new IP address to the client.

Required Privilege Level

interface—To view this statement in the configuration.

interface-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 15.1X49-D80.

Starting with Junos OS Release 17.3R1, on all SRX Series Firewalls and vSRX Virtual Firewall instances, the CLI option dhcp-client at [edit interfaces interface-name unit logical-unit-number family inet] hierarchy is changed to dhcp to keep consistent with other Junos platforms. There is no change in the functionality with the changed CLI option dhcp.