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I-D ACTION:draft-williams-rfc2937bis-00.txt



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	Title		: Update to RFC2937: The Name Service Search Option for 
                          DHCP
	Author(s)	: A. Williams, E. Guttman
	Filename	: draft-williams-rfc2937bis-00.txt
	Pages		: 9
	Date		: 14-Sep-01
	
Hosts may use the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (RFC2131)
[DHCP] as a mechanism to retrieve configuration information.  The
Name Service Search Option for DHCP (RFC2937) [NSSO] allows the DHCP
server to specify the order in which various kinds of name services
RFC2937 uses a list of DHCP option code numbers to identify the
specific name service type, in the order it is to be consulted.  This
specification extends RFC2937 to support name service types which
currently have no DHCP option number -- either because they do not
need additional configuration information, or because this
configuration is not typically supplied via DHCP.

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