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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Option for CableLabs Client Configuration (RFC3495)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011559D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-05
Document File: 14 page(s) / 27K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

B. Beser: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document defines a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) option that will be used to configure various devices deployed within CableLabs architectures. Specifically, the document describes DHCP option content that will be used to configure one class of CableLabs client device: a PacketCable Media Terminal Adapter (MTA). The option content defined within this document will be extended as future CableLabs client devices are developed.

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Network Working Group� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � B. Beser

Request for Comments: 3495� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Juniper Networks

Category: Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � P. Duffy, Ed.

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� � � � � � � � � � Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Option

� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � for CableLabs Client Configuration

Status of this Memo

� � 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 "Internet

� � Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

� � and status of this protocol.� Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This document defines a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

� � option that will be used to configure various devices deployed within

� � CableLabs architectures.� Specifically, the document describes DHCP

� � option content that will be used to configure one class of CableLabs

� � client device: a PacketCable Media Terminal Adapter (MTA).� The

� � option content defined within this document will be extended as

� � future CableLabs client devices are developed.

Beser & Duffy� � � � � � � � � � � � � � Standards Track� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3495� � � � � � � � � � DHCP Option for CableLabs Clients� � � � � � � � � March 2003

Table of Contents

� � 1.� Conventions used in this document............................� 2

� � 2.� Terminology..................................................� 2

� � 3.� Introduction.................................................� 3

� � 4.� CableLabs Client Configuration Option Format.................� 4

� � 5.� CableLabs Client Configuration Option: Sub-Option Definitions� 5

� � � � � � 5.1.� TSP's DHCP Server Address Sub-Options..................� 5

� � � � � � 5.2.� TSP's Provisioning Server Address Sub-Option...........� 6

� � � � � � 5.3.� TSP's AS-REQ/AS-REP Backoff and Retry..................� 6

� � � � � � 5.4.� TSP's AP-REQ/AP-REP Backoff and Retry..................� 7

� � � � � � 5.5.� TSP's Kerberos Realm Name Sub-Option...................� 8

� � � � � � 5.6.� TSP's Ticket Granting Server Utilization Sub-Option....� 8

� � � � � � 5.7.� TSP's Provisioning Timer Sub-Option....................� 8

� � 6.� Informational Description of CCC Option Usage................� 9

� � 7.� IANA Considerations..........................................� 9

� � 8.� Legacy Use Information..................................