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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dnsext-dhcid-rr-04.txt



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	Title		: A DNS RR for encoding DHCP information (DHCID RR)
	Author(s)	: M. Stapp, T. Lemon, A. Gustafsson
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dnsext-dhcid-rr-04.txt
	Pages		: 9
	Date		: 30-Nov-01
	
It is possible for multiple DHCP clients to attempt to update the
same DNS FQDN as they obtain DHCP leases. Whether the DHCP server or
the clients themselves perform the DNS updates, conflicts can arise.
To resolve such conflicts, 'Resolution of DNS Name Conflicts'[1]
proposes storing client identifiers in the DNS to unambiguously
associate domain names with the DHCP clients to which they refer.
This memo defines a distinct RR type for this purpose for use by
DHCP clients and servers, the 'DHCID' RR.

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