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Rapid Commit Option for the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 4 (DHCPv4) (RFC4039)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000111196D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-26
Document File: 11 page(s) / 22K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Park: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document defines a new Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 4 (DHCPv4) option, modeled on the DHCPv6 Rapid Commit option, for obtaining IP address and configuration information using a 2-message exchange rather than the usual 4-message exchange, expediting client configuration.

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Network Working Group                                            S. Park
Request for Comments: 4039                                        P. Kim
Category: Standards Track                            SAMSUNG Electronics
                                                                 B. Volz
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                              March 2005


                      Rapid Commit Option for the
         Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 4 (DHCPv4)

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 (2005).

Abstract

   This document defines a new Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
   version 4 (DHCPv4) option, modeled on the DHCPv6 Rapid Commit option,
   for obtaining IP address and configuration information using a
   2-message exchange rather than the usual 4-message exchange,
   expediting client configuration.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................  2
   2. Requirements...................................................  2
   3. Client/Server Operations.......................................  2
      3.1.  Detailed Flow............................................  3
      3.2.  Administrative Considerations............................  6
   4. Rapid Commit Option Format.....................................  7
   5. IANA Considerations............................................  7
   6. Security Considerations........................................  7
   7. References.....................................................  7
      7.1.  Normative References.....................................  7
      7.2.  Informative References...................................  8
   8. Acknowledgements...............................................  8
   Authors' Addresses................................................  9
   Full Copyright Statement.......................................... 10


Park, et al.                Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 4039             Rapid Commit Option for DHCPv4           March 2005


1.  Introduction

   In some environments, suc...