Security Requirements for the DHCP protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Ralph Droms  , Ólafur Guðmundsson 
Last updated 1998-03-13
Stream Internent Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document addresses the general security requirements of both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. This document lists security requirements and the the reasons for each requirement. This document does not address how to implement the security requirements.


Ralph Droms (
Ólafur Guðmundsson (

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