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DHCP Option for Proxy Server Configuration

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Author Senthil Balasubramanian
Last updated 2006-07-10
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document defines a new Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCP) option, which can be used to configure the TCP/IP host's Proxy Server configuration for standard protocols like HTTP,FTP, NNTP,SOCKS, Gopher, SLL and etc. Proxy Server provides controlled and efficient access to the Internet by access control mechanism for different types of user requests and caching frequently accessed information (Web pages and possibly files that might have been downloaded using FTP and other protocols).


Senthil Balasubramanian

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