IPv6 Prefix Options for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) version 6, December 2003
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 6603, RFC 7550
- O. Troan
- dhc (int)
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The Prefix Delegation options provide a mechanism for automated delegation of IPv6 prefixes using the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). This mechanism is intended for delegating a long-lived prefix from a delegating router to a requesting router, across an administrative boundary, where the delegating router does not require knowledge about the topology of the links in the network to which the prefixes will be assigned.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.