DHCPv6 Options for Network Boot (RFC5970)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Sep-15
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
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.
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.
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RFC 5970 DHCPv6 Options for Network Boot September 2010
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1. Introduction ....................................................2
2. Conventions ...............................