[rfc-dist] RFC 5010 on The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Version 4 (DHCPv4) Relay Agent Flags Suboption

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        RFC 5010

        Title:      The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol 
                    Version 4 (DHCPv4) Relay Agent Flags 
        Author:     K. Kinnear, M. Normoyle,
                    M. Stapp
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2007
        Mailbox:    kkinnear at cisco.com, 
                    mnormoyle at cisco.com, 
                    mjs at cisco.com
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 13834
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dhc-relay-agent-flags-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5010.txt

This memo defines a new suboption of the Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) relay agent information option that allows the DHCP
relay to specify flags for the forwarded packet.  One flag is defined
to indicate whether the DHCP relay received the packet via a unicast
or broadcast packet.  This information may be used by the DHCP server
to better serve clients based on whether their request was originally
broadcast or unicast.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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