Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, October 1993
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1531
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 2131
- R. Droms
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCP/IP network. DHCP is based on the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) adding the capability of automatic allocation of reusable network addresses and additional configuration options. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.