DHCPv4 over IPv6 Transport
draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv4-over-ipv6-05

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Last updated 2013-03-20 (latest revision 2012-09-16)
Replaces draft-cui-dhc-dhcpv4-over-ipv6
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Abstract

In IPv6 networks, there remains a need to provide IPv4 service for some residual devices. This document describes a mechanism for allocating IPv4 addresses to such devices, using DHCPv4 with an IPv6 transport. It is done by putting a special relay agent function (Client Relay Agent) on the client side, as well as extending the behavior of the server; in the case where DHCP server only supports IPv4 transport, a relay agent is extended to support IPv6 transport (IPv6-Transport Relay Agent) and relay DHCP traffic for the server, with a new Relay Agent Information sub-option added to carry the IPv6 address of the Client Relay Agent.

Authors

Yong Cui (yong@csnet1.cs.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Peng Wu (pengwu.thu@gmail.com)
Jianping Wu (jianping@cernet.edu.cn)
Ted Lemon (mellon@nominum.com)

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