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DHCPv6 Server side Duplicate Address Detection

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Tomek Mrugalski
Last updated 2010-07-05
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This document defines new way of performing DAD procedure. DHCPv6 maintain small pool of unique addresses. DHCPv6 server performs DAD procedure for each address, before populating this uniqueness verified pool. Client may ask for an address that already passed DAD test, thus speeding up client configuration process.


Tomek Mrugalski

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