Searching dhcp.leases for an IP (by MAC)

Chris Carey chris.carey at
Tue Dec 12 09:29:39 MST 2006

Actually... that is perfect. After that grep I can just snag the IP
from the top line. Thanks a bunch!

On 12/12/06, Matthew Walker <rorith at> wrote:
> Not sure if this will help you, but grep -B # will add # lines of context
> before every match.
> grep -B 5 "MAC" dhcpd.leases
> should give you something you can use.

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