RFC 7653

DHCPv6 Active Leasequery, October 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7653.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 5460
Authors:
D. Raghuvanshi
K. Kinnear
D. Kukrety
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dhc (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7653

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Abstract

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6) has been extended with a Leasequery capability that allows a requestor to request information about DHCPv6 bindings. That mechanism is limited to queries for DHCPv6 binding data updates prior to the time the DHCPv6 server receives the Leasequery request. Continuous update of an external requestor with Leasequery data is sometimes desired. This document expands on the DHCPv6 Leasequery protocol and allows for active transfer of real-time DHCPv6 binding information data via TCP. This document also updates DHCPv6 Bulk Leasequery (RFC 5460) by adding new options.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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