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I-D ACTION:draft-aiello-dhc-appliance-class-00.txt

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	Title		: Appliance Class Identifier Option for DHCP
	Author(s)	: J. Aiello
	Filename	: draft-aiello-dhc-appliance-class-00.txt
	Pages		: 4
	Date		: 13-Feb-01
The Appliance Class Identifier option is used by a Dynamic Host 
Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client to identify the type of 
appliance it belongs to.  The information contained in this option is 
an opaque field that represents the appliance class of which 
identifies the type of client.  Based on this class, a DHCP server 
selects the appropriate address pool to assign an address to the 
client and the appropriate configuration parameters.  This option 
should be selected by the appliance manufacturer and included in the 
DHCP Discover/Request messages.

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