Client Identifier Option in DHCP Server Replies

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Authors Gaurav Halwasia  , Narasimha Swamy 
Last updated 2011-08-16 (latest revision 2004-02-02)
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This document updates RFC2131 [RFC2131]. The changes to [RFC2131] defined in this draft clarifies the use of 'client identifier' option by the DHCP servers. The clarification addresses the issues arising out of the point specified by [RFC2131] that the server 'MUST NOT' return client identifier' option to the client. Requirements


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