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RFC 2131

"Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol", March 1997

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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1541
Updated by:
RFC 3396, RFC 4361, RFC 5494, RFC 6842
Author:
R. Droms
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dhc (int)

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Abstract

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) provides a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCPIP 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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