Ethernet.maintain()

Description

Allows for the renewal of DHCP leases. When assigned an IP address via DHCP, ethernet devices are given a lease on the address for an amount of time. With Ethernet.maintain(), it is possible to request a renewal from the DHCP server. Depending on the server’s configuration, you may receive the same address, a new one, or none at all.

Syntax

Ethernet.maintain();

Parameters

none

Returns

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