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The IPv6 Address-based DHCPv6 Unique Identifier (DUID-V6ADDR)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Expired & archived
Author Fred Templin
Last updated 2021-07-26 (Latest revision 2021-01-11)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Candidate for WG Adoption
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document defines a new DHCPv6 Unique Identifier (DUID) type called DUID-V6ADDR that contains a single 128 bit IPv6 address. DUID-V6ADDR makes it possible for devices to use suitably-derived unique IPv6 addresses to identify themselves to DHCPv6 servers and/or other network nodes.


Fred Templin

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