[dhcwg] I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dhc-concat-03.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 Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Encoding Long DHCP Options
	Author(s)	: T. Lemon, S. Cheshire
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dhc-concat-03.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 22-Apr-02
This document specifies the processing rules for DHCP options that
appear multiple times in the same message.  Multiple instances of
the same option are generated when an option exceeds 255 octets in
size (the maximum size of a single option) or when an option needs
to be split apart in order to take advantage of DHCP option
overloading (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol [1], Section 4.1.
When multiple instances of the same option appear in the options,
file and/or sname fields in a DHCP packet, the contents of these
options are concatenated together to form a single option prior to
This draft specifies how DHCP options in a DHCP packet can be
aggregated so that DHCP protocol agents can send options that are
more than 255 bytes in length.

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