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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dhc-aaa-ra-00.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Dynamic Host Configuration Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Triggering AAA from DHCP Relay Agents
	Author(s)	: G. Tsirtsis, J. Privat
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dhc-aaa-ra-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 25-Jan-01
	
Recently there has been interest in using DHCP for configuring 
clients accessing the Internet through some form of high-speed access 
technology such as cable or ADSL [DHC-AGENT]. In addition, although 
DHCP was initially designed for configuring fixed hosts, proposals 
are being made to enhance DHCP to support roaming/mobile clients 
[DHC-ENHANCE]. These two trends have put in evidence the need for a 
coupling between AAA and DHCP. Some initial requirements for DHCP/AAA 
have been proposed in [DHC-AAA]. 
This document proposes a different model in which AAA procedures are 
invoked not from a DHCP server but from a DHCP relay agent to make 
sure that ALL the Internet Access features supported by the PPP model 
can be replicated in a DHCP based Internet Access environment.

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