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RFC 1541

"Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol", October 1993

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc1541.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1531
Obsoleted by:
RFC 2131
Author:
R. Droms
Stream:
[Legacy]

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Abstract

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.


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