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DHCP Use of the User Class Option for Address Assignment

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Ye Gu , Burcak N. Beser , Ramesh Vyaghrapuri
Last updated 1998-11-03
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 proposes a mechanism that DHCP clients can use optionally to obtain their IP addresses from different address pools configured on a DHCP server. A DHCP client can specify a class to which it belongs. Based on the class, a DHCP server selects the appropriate address pool to assign an address to the client.


Ye Gu
Burcak N. Beser
Ramesh Vyaghrapuri

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