Package: dhcp3-client (3.1.3-2ubuntu3.4) [security]
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Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):
- Andrew Pollock
- Eloy A. Paris
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
This is the client from version 3 of the Internet Software Consortium's implementation of DHCP. For more information visit http://www.isc.org.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a protocol like BOOTP (actually dhcpd includes much of the functionality of bootpd). It gives client machines "leases" for IP addresses and can automatically set their network configuration. If your machine depends on DHCP (especially likely if it's a workstation on a large network, or a laptop, or attached to a cable modem), keep this or another DHCP client installed.
Extra documentation can be found in the package dhcp3-common.
Other Packages Related to dhcp3-client
- dep: debianutils (>= 2.8.2)
- Miscellaneous utilities specific to Debian
- dep: dhcp3-common (= 3.1.3-2ubuntu3.4)
- common files used by all the dhcp3* packages