Discovering the Local Location Information Server (LIS)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Martin Thomson  , James Winterbottom 
Last updated 2008-12-02 (latest revision 2007-09-27)
Replaced by RFC 5986
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A method is described for the discovery of a Location Information Server. The method consists of attempting to use a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) option, followed by a URI-enabled NAPTR (U-NAPTR). DHCP options are defined for both IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP. This document also defines a U-NAPTR Application Service for a LIS, with a specific Application Protocol for the HTTP Enabled Location Delivery (HELD) protocol.


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