Handling Unknown DHCPv6 Messages

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Yong Cui  , Qi Sun  , Ted Lemon 
Last updated 2013-04-24 (latest revision 2013-03-26)
Replaced by RFC 7283
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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6 (DHCPv6) isn't specific about handling messages with unknown types. This document describes the problems and defines how a DHCPv6 function node should behave in this case.


Yong Cui (yong@csnet1.cs.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Qi Sun (sunqi@csnet1.cs.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Ted Lemon (mellon@nominum.com)

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