DHCPv4 Behavior over IP-IP tunnel
draft-cui-softwire-dhcp-over-tunnel-01

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Abstract

This document analyzes the scenario in which DHCPv4 interaction is performed over IP-IP tunnel, and proposes methods to keep DHCP working under such situation. The main issue is encapsulation of DHCP packets on server side, and there are both in-protocol and out- of-protocol solutions for this issue. The in-protocol solution is to have DHCP carrying the encapsulation address information, and the out-of-protocol solution is to have the DHCP server keeping track of the address mapping by inspecting DHCP packets.

Authors

Peng Wu (weapon@csnet1.cs.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Yong Cui (yong@csnet1.cs.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Jianping Wu (jianping@cernet.edu.cn)

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