[dhcwg] I-D Action: draft-ietf-dhc-mac-assign-07.txt

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the Dynamic Host Configuration WG of the IETF.

        Title           : Link-Layer Addresses Assignment Mechanism for DHCPv6
        Authors         : Bernie Volz
                          Tomek Mrugalski
                          Carlos J. Bernardos
	Filename        : draft-ietf-dhc-mac-assign-07.txt
	Pages           : 20
	Date            : 2020-06-02

   In certain environments, e.g. large scale virtualization deployments,
   new devices are created in an automated manner.  Such devices
   typically have their link-layer (MAC) addresses randomized.  With
   sufficient scale, the likelihood of collision is not acceptable.
   Therefore an allocation mechanism is required.  This draft proposes
   an extension to DHCPv6 that allows a scalable approach to link-layer
   address assignments.

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