Clarifications and Extensions for the Bootstrap Protocol, October 1993
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 1542
- RFC 951
- W. Wimer
- dhc (int)
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Some aspects of the BOOTP protocol were rather loosely defined in its original specification. In particular, only a general description was provided for the behavior of "BOOTP relay agents" (originally called BOOTP forwarding agents"). The client behavior description also suffered in certain ways. This memo attempts to clarify and strengthen the specification in these areas. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.