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I-D ACTION:draft-kinnear-agent-vpn-id-00.txt



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	Title		: VPN Identifier sub-option for Relay Agent Information 
                          Option
	Author(s)	: K. Kinnear et al.
	Filename	: draft-kinnear-agent-vpn-id-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 08-Mar-01
	
In some environments, a relay agent resides in a network element
which also has access to one or more VPNs.  If one DHCP server wishes
to offer service to DHCP clients on those different VPNs the DHCP
server needs to know the VPN on which each client resides.  The vpn-
id sub-option of the relay-agent-information option is used by the
relay agent to tell the DHCP server the VPN for every DHCP request it
passes on to the DHCP server, and is also used to properly forward
any DHCP reply that the DHCP server sends back to the relay agent.

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