draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-03.txt   draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-04.txt 
Network Working Group S. Park Network Working Group S. Park
Internet-Draft P. Kim Internet-Draft P. Kim
May 12, 2004 Samsung Electronics. June 21, 2004 Samsung Electronics
Expires : November 11, 2004 B. Volz B. Volz
Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco Systems
Rapid Commit Option for DHCPv4 Rapid Commit Option for DHCPv4
draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-03.txt draft-ietf-dhc-rapid-commit-opt-04.txt
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Abstract Abstract
This document defines a new DHCPv4 option, modeled on the DHCPv6 This document defines a new DHCPv4 option, modeled on the DHCPv6
Rapid Commit option, for obtaining IP address and configuration Rapid Commit option, for obtaining IP address and configuration
information using a 2-message exchange rather than the usual 4- information using a 2-message exchange rather than the usual 4-
message exchange, expediting client configuration. message exchange, expediting client configuration.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction.................................................2 1. Introduction..................................................2
2. Requirements.................................................3 2. Requirements..................................................3
3. Client/Server Operations.....................................3 3. Client/Server Operations......................................3
3.1 Detailed Flow................................................4 3.1 Detailed Flow................................................4
3.2 Administrative Considerations................................7 3.2 Administrative Considerations................................7
4. Rapid Commit Option Format...................................8 4. Rapid Commit Option Format....................................8
5. IANA Considerations..........................................8 5. IANA Considerations...........................................8
6. Security Considerations......................................8 6. Security Considerations.......................................8
7. References...................................................9 7. References....................................................9
7.1 Normative References.........................................9 7.1 Normative References.........................................9
7.2 Informative References.......................................9 7.2 Informative References.......................................9
8. Authors' Addresses..........................................10 8. Authors' Addresses...........................................10
9. Acknowledgements............................................10 9. Acknowledgements.............................................10
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
In some environments, such as those in which high mobility occurs In some environments, such as those in which high mobility occurs
and the network attachment point changes frequently, it is benefical and the network attachment point changes frequently, it is benefical
to rapidly configure clients. And, in these environments it is to rapidly configure clients. And, in these environments it is
possible to more quickly configure clients because the protections possible to more quickly configure clients because the protections
offered by the normal (and longer) 4-message exchange may not be offered by the normal (and longer) 4-message exchange may not be
needed. The 4-message exchange allows for redundancy (multiple DHCP needed. The 4-message exchange allows for redundancy (multiple DHCP
servers) without wasting addresses, as addresses are only servers) without wasting addresses, as addresses are only
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9. Acknowledgements 9. Acknowledgements
Special thanks to Ted Lemon and Andre Kostur for their many Special thanks to Ted Lemon and Andre Kostur for their many
valuable comments. Thanks to Ralph Droms for his review comments valuable comments. Thanks to Ralph Droms for his review comments
during WGLC. Thanks to Youngkeun Kim for his support on this work. during WGLC. Thanks to Youngkeun Kim for his support on this work.
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