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DHCPLEASECTL(8) System Manager's Manual DHCPLEASECTL(8)

dhcpleasectlcontrol the dhcpleased daemon

dhcpleasectl [-s socket] command [argument ...]

The dhcpleasectl program controls the dhcpleased(8) daemon.

The following options are available:

Use socket instead of the default /dev/dhcpleased.sock to communicate with dhcpleased(8).

The following commands are available:

Disable verbose debug logging.
Enable verbose debug logging.
Send a DHCP request on interface interfacename to force a renew of the lease.
Display status about network interfaces. If interfacename is specified, only information relative to interfacename is shown. Otherwise information on all interfaces is shown.

UNIX-domain socket used for communication with dhcpleased(8).


The dhcpleasectl program first appeared in OpenBSD 6.9.

February 26, 2021 OpenBSD-6.9