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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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