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Security Requirements for the DHCP protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Ralph Droms , Ólafur Guðmundsson
Last updated 1998-03-13
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


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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