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On my LAN there are multiple DHCP servers running, and all of them are on the same range.

Now I use a machine which has a dynamic IP address from a DHCP server. I have to know from which server it comes.

How to do that?!

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To find out the DHCP server that's giving you the IP, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

cat /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient.leases

Or you can just use grep command to get DHCP server address.

grep dhcp-server-identifier /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient.leases

OR

grep dhcp-server-identifier /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient.leases
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