Issues with multiple stateful DHCPv6 options

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Ole Trøan  , Bernie Volz 
Last updated 2013-11-14 (latest revision 2013-05-13)
Replaces draft-troan-dhc-dhcpv6-stateful-issues
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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6) was not written with the expectation that additional stateful DHCPv6 options would be developed. IPv6 Prefix Options for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) version 6 shoe-horned the new options for Prefix Delegation into DHCPv6. Implementation experience of the CPE model described in [RFC6204] has shown multiple issues with the DHCPv6 protocol in supporting multiple stateful options.


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