DHCP Keys via 802.1X

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Author Alan DeKok 
Last updated 2017-04-27 (latest revision 2016-10-24)
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While RFC 3118 made provisions for securing DHCP, it made no provisions for creating or distributing authentication keys. This specification describes how in some cases, DHCP keys can be automatically derived from 802.1X authentication. The pros and cons of this approach are also discussed


Alan DeKok (aland@networkradius.com)

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