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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Option for Port Set Assignment

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Replaced".
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Authors Qiong Sun , Yiu Lee , Qi Sun , Gabor Bajko , Mohamed Boucadair
Last updated 2013-04-10 (Latest revision 2012-10-07)
Replaced by draft-csf-dhc-dynamic-shared-v4allocation
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Because of the exhaustion of the IPv4 address space, several techniques have been proposed to share the same IPv4 address among several uses. As an alternative to introducing a level of NAT in the provider's core network, this document provides a mechanism to assign non-overlapping port set to users assigned with the same IPv4 address: Port Set DHCPv4 Option.


Qiong Sun
Yiu Lee
Qi Sun
Gabor Bajko
Mohamed Boucadair

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