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The Extended Remote Boot Option for DHCPv4

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
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Author a Vijayabhaskar
Last updated 2004-02-09
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Single TFTP [2] server for huge number of diskless clients is prone to single point of failure. So, Multiple TFTP servers are needed for high availability. Moreover, some of the clients need multiple bootfiles for boot up. This document provides a new DHCPv4 option for clients to obtain information about multiple TFTP [2] servers and bootfiles.


a Vijayabhaskar

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