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DHCPv6 Options for Home Network Naming Authority

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'DHCPv6 Options for Home Network Naming Authority' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-homenet-naming-architecture-dhc-options-24.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'DHCPv6 Options for Home Network Naming Authority'
  (draft-ietf-homenet-naming-architecture-dhc-options-24.txt) as Proposed

This document was put on hold until draft-ietf-homenet-front-end-naming-delegation was approved by the IESG. The downref to draft-ietf-homenet-front-end-naming-delegation was also approved by the IESG during the IESG telechat of 2023-01-26.

This document is the product of the Home Networking Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Erik Kline and Éric Vyncke.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   This document defines DHCPv6 options so an Homenet Naming Authority
   (HNA) can automatically proceed to the appropriate configuration and
   outsource the authoritative naming service for the home network.  In
   most cases, the outsourcing mechanism is transparent for the end

Working Group Summary

   The author team have diligently progressed
   the work, with review from WG participants over the years.
   There was no controversy.

Document Quality

   There are no known implementations.
   The I-D WGLC has been extended to the DHC WG.


   Document Shepherd: Stephen Farrel 
   Responsible Area Director: Éric Vyncke

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