Provided by: dnsmasq-utils_2.79-1_amd64 bug

NAME

       dhcp_release6 - Release a DHCPv6 lease on a the local dnsmasq DHCP server.

SYNOPSIS

       dhcp_release6  --iface  <interface>  --client-id  <client-id> --server-id server-id --iaid
       <iaid>  --ip <IP>  [--dry-run] [--help]

DESCRIPTION

       A utility which forces the DHCP server running on this machine to release a DHCPv6 lease.

   OPTIONS
       -a, --ip
              IPv6 address to release.

       -c, --client-id
              Colon-separated hex string representing DHCPv6 client id. Normally it can be  found
              in leases file both on client and server.

       -d, --dry-run
              Print  hexadecimal  representation  of  generated DHCPv6 release packet to standard
              output and exit.

       -h, --help
              print usage information to standard output and exit.

       -i, --iaid
              Decimal representation of DHCPv6 IAID. Normally it can be found in leases file both
              on client and server.

       -n, --iface
              Network interface to send a DHCPv6 release packet from.

       -s, --server-id
              Colon-separated  hex string representing DHCPv6 server id. Normally it can be found
              in leases file both on client and server.

NOTES

       MUST be run as root - will fail otherwise.

LIMITATIONS

       Only usable on IPv6 DHCP leases.

SEE ALSO

       dnsmasq(8)

AUTHOR

       This manual page was written by Simon Kelley <simon@thekelleys.org.uk>.

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