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How to find in linux(fedora12) if dhcp is running on network?

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Run a DHCP client. I'm not familiar with Fedora, but one of dhclient, pump or dhcpcd should be installed.

Assuming you only have one network interface and it is wired (eth0) then one of the following should work:

dhclient -d eth0
pump -i eth0
dhcpcd -d -f eth0
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Run a sniffer and look for DHCP traffic.

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What's a sniffer? Which one? How to look for DHCP traffic? –  Tom Wijsman Jul 13 '12 at 1:36

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