Package dhcp-client

Provides the ISC DHCP client daemon and dhclient-script

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a protocol which allows
individual devices on an IP network to get their own network
configuration information (IP address, subnetmask, broadcast address,
etc.) from a DHCP server. The overall purpose of DHCP is to make it
easier to administer a large network.

This package provides the ISC DHCP client.

File Formats (Section 5)
The dhclient.conf file contains configuration information for dhclient, the Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client. The dhclient.conf file is a free-form ASCII...
The Internet Systems Consortium DHCP client keeps a persistent database of leases that it has acquired that are still valid. The database is a free-form ASCII...
System Administration (Section 8)
The Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client, dhclient, provides a means for configuring one or more network interfaces using the Dynamic Host Configuration...
The DHCP client network configuration script is invoked from time to time by dhclient(8). This script is used by the dhcp client to set each interface's initial...