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Which of these procedures would be the best choice for updating the DHCP-enabled IP address lease of a workstation?

A) netstat /all, ipconfig /release

B) ipconfig /renew, ipconfig /netstat

C) ipconfig /flushdns

D) ipconfig /release, ipconfig /renew

E) “Accidentally” trip over the power cord

The answer: D) ipconfig /release, ipconfig /renew

To update your IP address, you must first release and then renew the DHCP addressing.

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