IPv6-Only-Preferred Option for DHCP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Authors Lorenzo Colitti  , Jen Linkova  , Michael Richardson  , Tomek Mrugalski 
Last updated 2019-12-24 (latest revision 2019-12-09)
Replaced by RFC 8925
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Expired & archived
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Stream WG state Adopted by a WG (wg milestones: Jan 2020 - Adopt IPv6-Only-Pref..., Apr 2020 - WGLC IPv6-Only-Prefe... )
Document shepherd Bernie Volz
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dhc-v6only
Consensus Boilerplate Yes
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This document specifies a DHCP option to indicate that a host supports an IPv6-only mode and willing to forgo obtaining an IPv4 address if the network provides IPv6 connectivity.


Lorenzo Colitti (lorenzo@google.com)
Jen Linkova (furry@google.com)
Michael Richardson (mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca)
Tomek Mrugalski (tomasz.mrugalski@gmail.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)