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Location-dependent network address assignment in redundant networks

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010658D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jan-07
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jan-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Extensions to the BOOTP protocol are presented that support the identification and spatial location of IP hosts within specific forms of intranets. The assignment of IP addresses can be directed with respect to the spatial location of subject IP hosts.