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Considerations for the use of the Host Name option

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Carl Smith , Ted Lemon
Last updated 2003-03-06
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document clarifies the use of the DHCP Host Name option. The primary point of this clarification addresses the use of the option by clients to request proxy DNS updates by DHCP servers.


Carl Smith
Ted Lemon

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