Port Restricted IP Address Assignment

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This document defines an IPv4 DHCP Option and related methods to allocate the same IPv4 address to multiple nodes by sharing the available port space. These options can be used in the context of port range-based solutions (port range delegation) or NAT-based ones (port delegation or port forwarding).


Gabor Bajko (Gabor.Bajko@nokia.com)
Pierre Levis (pierre.levis@orange-ftgroup.com)
Teemu Savolainen (teemu.savolainen@nokia.com)

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