RFC 5107

DHCP Server Identifier Override Suboption, February 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5107.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
R. Johnson
J. Kumarasamy
K. Kinnear
M. Stapp
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dhc (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5107

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Abstract

This memo defines a new suboption of the DHCP relay information option that allows the DHCP relay to specify a new value for the Server Identifier option, which is inserted by the DHCP Server. This allows the DHCP relay to act as the actual DHCP server such that RENEW DHCPREQUESTs will come to the relay instead of going to the server directly. This gives the relay the opportunity to include the Relay Agent option with appropriate suboptions even on DHCP RENEW messages. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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