Considerations for the use of the Host Name option

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Carl Smith  , Ted Lemon 
Last updated 2003-03-06
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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 (cs@Eng.Sun.COM)
Ted Lemon (

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