[rfc-dist] RFC 3736 on Stateless Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Service for IPv6

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        RFC 3736

        Title:      Stateless Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
                    (DHCP) Service for IPv6
        Author(s):  R. Droms
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       April 2004
        Mailbox:    rdroms at cisco.com
        Pages:      9
        Characters: 18510
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-stateless-04.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3736.txt


Stateless Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol service for IPv6
(DHCPv6) is used by nodes to obtain configuration information, such as
the addresses of DNS recursive name servers, that does not require the
maintenance of any dynamic state for individual clients.  A node that
uses stateless DHCP must have obtained its IPv6 addresses through some
other mechanism, typically stateless address autoconfiguration.  This
document explains which parts of RFC 3315 must be implemented in each
of the different kinds of DHCP agents so that agent can support
stateless DHCP.

This document is a product of the Dynamic Host Configuration Working
Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
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