OpenWRT: delete DHCP-lease

Connect to your OpenWRT-Router using SSH

On windows you may use PuTTY (replace the IP address with the one of your OpenWRT-Router)

On linux you may use openssh

If not installed run the following command:

sudo apt install openssh-client

Connect to your OpenWRT-Router using the following command:

ssh root@ipaddressofOpenWRT
Delete DHCP-lease by removing the line in /tmp/dhcp.leases
vi /tmp/dhcp.leases

Browse the line using the arrow-keys and delete the line by typing:


Exit vi using


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