cisco 5106 switch with IOS 12.1 how to release DHCP

Posted on 2012-08-30
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Last Modified: 2012-09-06
I have a switch that is configured to give out IP addresses via DHCP , it stopped working today . when i look at the switch all the available addressees are used up .

how can i release the addresses that are not in use. i dont want to release the ones that are in use
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Jody Lemoine earned 2000 total points
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From privileged mode, you can use "clear ip dhcp binding x.x.x.x" where x.x.x.x is the address that you want to return to the pool.  If you're running into this sort of thing regularly, you may want to be more aggressive with your leases so that they automatically expire a bit more often rather than remaining allocated when not in use.

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