This document specifies a DHCP relay agent information sub-option
that causes the DHCP server to insert a different value for the
Server Identifier option instead of the IP address of the DHCP
server. By inserting the IP address of the DHCP relay agent option
in the Server Identifier option, the DHCP client will send all DHCP
messages through the DHCP relay agent, which is useful in some
deployments in which the DHCP relay agent maintains state about the
Working Group Summary
The DHC WG reviewed this document and raised several issues during
the WG last call. All of the issues have been resolved or
addressed in this revision of the draft.
This specification is an extension to the DHCP specification. It
provides the same function as the requirement in RFC 3315, DHCP for
IPv6, that all DHCP messages be sent to the IPv6
All_DHCP_Relay_Agents_and_Servers multicast address.
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.
Note to RFC Editor
the DHCP Relay should forward all DHCP packets all servers.
the DHCP Relay SHOULD forward all DHCP packets to all servers.