IPv4 and IPv6 Dual-Stack Issues for DHCPv6

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A node may have support for communications using IPv4 and/or IPv6 protocols. Such a node may wish to obtain IPv4 and/or IPv6 configuration settings via the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). The original version of DHCP [1] designed for IPv4 has now been complemented by a new DHCPv6 [4] for IPv6. This document describes issues identified with dual IP version DHCP interactions.


Tim Chown (tjc@ecs.soton.ac.uk)
Stig Venaas (venaas@uninett.no)
Christian Strauf (strauf@uni-muenster.de)

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