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How I do it....
Authored by: Garvey on Feb 12, '03 10:40:19AM

Under the Network CP, in the "DHCP Client ID"area, I change my name then hit apply.
And away it goes, BADDA BING a new IP comes in.
I have been doing this since OS 9.

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How I do it....
Authored by: mantei on Feb 12, '03 11:24:41AM

Another possibility: Create a location in Network preferences,
and name it location1 or the like. Duplicate the location and
name it location2. Whenever your DHCP connection dies, just
go to the Apple menu under Location and choose the other location.
You then don't have to wait for Network Preferences to open.
(I think I read this suggestion here, but in any event it's not
original with me.)

P.S. I had wanted to post this as a response to the original post
from WCityMike, but no "Reply to this" link was available. Am
I missing something?

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Probably missing something
Authored by: robg on Feb 12, '03 01:50:24PM

It's hiding in the blue bar at the top of the comment area, next to Refresh...


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How I do it....
Authored by: rackerby on Feb 12, '03 07:44:03PM

This could be a problem on a network with limited IPs, since you are taking two leases when you give the server a new client ID. 'The Network Port Configurations' release/renew method is better in this regard.

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