draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-opt-nisconfig-04.txt   draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-opt-nisconfig-05.txt 
Network Working Group Vijayabhaskar A Kalusivalingam Network Working Group Vijayabhaskar A Kalusivalingam
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NIS Configuration Options for DHCPv6 NIS Configuration Options for DHCPv6
draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-opt-nisconfig-04 draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-opt-nisconfig-05
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Abstract Abstract
This document describes four options for Network Information This document describes four options for Network Information Service
Service (NIS) [3] related configuration information in (NIS) related configuration information in DHCPv6: NIS Servers, NIS+
DHCPv6 (RFC 3315 [1]): NIS Servers [3], NIS+ Servers [3], NIS Client Servers, NIS Client Domain Name, NIS+ Client Domain name.
Domain Name [3], NIS+ Client Domain name [3].
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document describes four options for passing configuration This document describes four options for passing configuration
information related to Network Information Service (NIS) [3] in information related to Network Information Service (NIS) [3] in
DHCPv6 [1]. DHCPv6 (RFC 3315 [1]).
2. Terminology 2. Terminology
The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD,
SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL in this document are to be SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL in this document are to be
interpreted as described in RFC2119 [2]. interpreted as described in RFC2119 [2].
Throughout this document, unless otherwise specified, the acronym Throughout this document, unless otherwise specified, the acronym
DHCP refers to DHCP as specified in RFC 3315 [1]. DHCP refers to DHCP as specified in RFC 3315.
This document uses terminology specific to IPv6 and DHCP as defined This document uses terminology specific to IPv6 and DHCP as defined
in section "Terminology" of RFC 3315 [1]. in section "Terminology" of RFC 3315.
3. Network Information Service (NIS) Servers Option 3. Network Information Service (NIS) Servers Option
The Network Information Service (NIS) [3] Servers option provides a The Network Information Service (NIS) Servers option provides a
list of one or more IPv6 addresses of NIS servers available to the list of one or more IPv6 addresses of NIS servers available to the
client. Clients MUST treat the list of NIS servers as an ordered client. Clients MUST treat the list of NIS servers as an ordered
list. The server MAY list the NIS servers in the order of list. The server MAY list the NIS servers in the order of
preference. preference.
The format of the Network Information Service Servers option is as The format of the Network Information Service Servers option is as
shown below: shown below:
0 1 2 3 0 1 2 3
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
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option-code: OPTION_NIS_SERVERS (tbd) option-code: OPTION_NIS_SERVERS (tbd)
option-len: Length of the 'NIS server' fields in octets; It must be option-len: Length of the 'NIS server' fields in octets; It must be
a multiple of 16 a multiple of 16
NIS server: IPv6 address of NIS server NIS server: IPv6 address of NIS server
4. Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Servers Option 4. Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Servers Option
The Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) [3] Servers option provides The Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Servers option provides
a list of one or more IPv6 addresses of NIS+ servers available to a list of one or more IPv6 addresses of NIS+ servers available to
the client. Clients MUST treat the list of NIS+ servers as an the client. Clients MUST treat the list of NIS+ servers as an
ordered list. The server MAY list the NIS+ servers in the order of ordered list. The server MAY list the NIS+ servers in the order of
preference. preference.
The format of the Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Servers The format of the Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Servers
option is as shown below: option is as shown below:
0 1 2 3 0 1 2 3
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
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option-code: OPTION_NISP_SERVERS (tbd) option-code: OPTION_NISP_SERVERS (tbd)
option-len: Length of the 'NIS+ server' fields in octets; It must be option-len: Length of the 'NIS+ server' fields in octets; It must be
a multiple of 16 a multiple of 16
NIS+ server: IPv6 address of NIS+ server NIS+ server: IPv6 address of NIS+ server
5. Network Information Service (NIS) Domain Name Option 5. Network Information Service (NIS) Domain Name Option
The Network Information Service (NIS) [3] Domain Name option is used The Network Information Service (NIS) Domain Name option is used
by the server to convey client's NIS Domain Name info to the by the server to convey client's NIS Domain Name info to the
client. client.
The format of the NIS Domain Name option is as shown below: The format of the NIS Domain Name option is as shown below:
0 1 2 3 0 1 2 3
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
| OPTION_NIS_DOMAIN_NAME | option-len | | OPTION_NIS_DOMAIN_NAME | option-len |
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
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option-len: Length of the 'nis-domain-name' field in octets option-len: Length of the 'nis-domain-name' field in octets
nis-domain-name: NIS Domain name for client nis-domain-name: NIS Domain name for client
The 'nis-domain-name' MUST be encoded as specified in section The 'nis-domain-name' MUST be encoded as specified in section
"Representation and Use of domain names" of the DHCPv6 "Representation and Use of domain names" of the DHCPv6
specification [1]. specification [1].
6. Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Domain Name Option 6. Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Domain Name Option
The Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) [3] Domain Name option is The Network Information Service V2 (NIS+) Domain Name option is
used by the server to convey client's NIS+ Domain Name info to the used by the server to convey client's NIS+ Domain Name info to the
client. client.
The format of the NIS+ Domain Name option is as shown below: The format of the NIS+ Domain Name option is as shown below:
0 1 2 3 0 1 2 3
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
| OPTION_NISP_DOMAIN_NAME | option-len | | OPTION_NISP_DOMAIN_NAME | option-len |
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
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