RFC 7037

RADIUS Option for the DHCPv6 Relay Agent, October 2013

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7037.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
L. Yeh
M. Boucadair
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dhc (int)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7037

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Abstract

The DHCPv6 RADIUS option provides a mechanism to exchange authorization and identification information between the DHCPv6 relay agent and DHCPv6 server. This architecture assumes that the Network Access Server (NAS) acts as both a DHCPv6 relay agent and RADIUS client. When receiving messages from the DHCPv6 clients, the NAS consults the RADIUS server and adds the RADIUS response when forwarding the DHCPv6 client's messages to the DHCPv6 server. The DHCPv6 server then uses that additional information to generate an appropriate response to the DHCPv6 client's requests.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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