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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCPINFORM Message Clarifications

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
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Author David Hankins
Last updated 2012-04-03 (Latest revision 2011-10-01)
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The DHCPINFORM message within the DHCPv4 protocol has in operation diverged incompatibly from the current defined standard. This document seeks to provide clarification of actual behaviour and guidance for some situations that were previously omitted.


David Hankins

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