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This draft is a work item of the Zero Configuration Networking Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Dynamic Configuration of IPv4 link-local addresses
Author(s) : S. Cheshire, B. Aboba
Filename : draft-ietf-zeroconf-ipv4-linklocal-02.txt
Pages : 16
Date : 05-Mar-01
As the Internet Protocol continues to increase in popularity as a
global communication system, it becomes increasingly valuable to be
able to use familiar IP tools such as ftp for local communication as
well. For example, two people with laptop computers with built-in
wireless Ethernet may meet and wish to exchange files. It is
desirable for these people to be able to use IP application software
without the inconvenience of having to manually configure static IP
addresses or set up a DHCP [RFC 2131] server.
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