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Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) Access Controller DHCP Option (RFC5417)

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Original Publication Date: 2009-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2009-Mar-06
Document File: 7 page(s) / 12K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Calhoun: AUTHOR

Abstract

The Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points Protocol allows a Wireless Termination Point to use DHCP to discover the Access Controllers to which it is to connect. This document describes the DHCP options to be used by the CAPWAP Protocol.

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Network Working Group                                         P. Calhoun Request for Comments: 5417                           Cisco Systems, Inc. Category: Standards Track                                     March 2009

       Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP)                      Access Controller DHCP Option

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Abstract

   The Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points Protocol    allows a Wireless Termination Point to use DHCP to discover the    Access Controllers to which it is to connect.  This document    describes the DHCP options to be used by the CAPWAP Protocol.

 Calhoun                     Standards Track                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5417                 CAPWAP AC DHCP Option                March 2009

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2       1.1. Conventions Used in This Document ..........................2       1.2. Terminology ................................................2    2. CAPWAP AC DHCPv4 Option .........................................2    3. CAPWAP AC DHCPv6 Option ......