Use of IPsec for Securing DHCPv4 Messages Exchanged Between Relay Agents and Servers

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'DHCP Relay Agent Information Option' (RFC 3046) assumes that DHCP messages exchanged between relay agents and servers are not subject to attack. This document describes how IPsec can be used to protect messages exchanged between relay agents and servers.


Ralph Droms (

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