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DHCPv6 Options for Network Boot (RFC5970) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000199703D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Sep-15
Document File: 22 page(s) / 23K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

T. Huth: AUTHOR [+3]


This document describes DHCPv6 options that SHOULD be used to provide configuration information for a node that must be booted using the network rather than from local storage.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           T. Huth Request for Comments: 5970                                   J. Freimann Category: Standards Track                           IBM Germany R&D GmbH ISSN: 2070-1721                                                V. Zimmer                                                                    Intel                                                                D. Thaler                                                                Microsoft                                                           September 2010

                     DHCPv6 Options for Network Boot


   The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6) provides a    framework for passing configuration information to nodes on a    network.  This document describes new options for DHCPv6 that SHOULD    be used for booting a node from the network.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2010 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    ( in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

 Huth, et al.                 Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 5970             DHCPv6 Options for Network Boot      September 2010

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2

   2. Conventions ...............................