Generalized UDP Source Port for DHCP Relay

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Generalized UDP Source Port for DHCP Relay' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-dhc-relay-port-10.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Generalized UDP Source Port for DHCP Relay'
  (draft-ietf-dhc-relay-port-10.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Dynamic Host Configuration Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Suresh Krishnan and Terry Manderson.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

This document specifies an optional mechanism that lets the DHCPv4 and
DHCPv6 relays to use different UDP ports than the standard ones,
defined in RFC2131 and RFC3315.

Working Group Summary

This document has been presented in Berlin (IETF'96) and adopted
in Oct. 2016. Even though the concept is very simple, there was
an healthy discussion before it went through a successful WLGC. 
All the WGLC comments have been addressed.

Document Quality

The document has received multiple reviews on the dhc mailing list and has been reviewed by several DHCP experts.


Tomek Mrugalski is the document shepherd. Suresh Krishnan is the responsible AD.