RFC 3004

The User Class Option for DHCP, November 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3004.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
G. Stump
R. Droms
Y. Gu
R. Vyaghrapuri
A. Demirtjis
B. Beser
J. Privat
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dhc (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3004

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Abstract

This option is used by a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client to optionally identify the type or category of user or applications it represents. The information contained in this option is an opaque field that represents the user class of which the client is a member. Based on this class, a DHCP server selects the appropriate address pool to assign an address to the client and the appropriate configuration parameters. This option should be configurable by a user. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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