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RFC 3315 on Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)
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Title: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6
Author(s): R. Droms, Ed., J. Bound, B. Volz, T. Lemon,
C. Perkins, M. Carney
Status: Standards Track
Date: July 2003
Mailbox: email@example.com, Jim.Bound@hp.com,
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-28.txt
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCP) enables
DHCP servers to pass configuration parameters such as IPv6 network
addresses to IPv6 nodes. It offers the capability of automatic
allocation of reusable network addresses and additional configuration
flexibility. This protocol is a stateful counterpart to "IPv6
Stateless Address Autoconfiguration" (RFC 2462), and can be used
separately or concurrently with the latter to obtain configuration
This document is a product of the Dynamic Host Configuration Working
Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution
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