Privacy considerations for DHCP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Sheng Jiang  , Suresh Krishnan  , Tomek Mrugalski 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2014-10-27)
Replaced by RFC 7819
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DHCP is a protocol that is used to provide addressing and configuration information to IPv4 hosts. This document discusses the various identifiers used by DHCP and the potential privacy issues.


Sheng Jiang (
Suresh Krishnan (
Tomek Mrugalski (

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