Re[2]: [dhcwg] Clarification necessary

Artur Guja <skybird@3miasto.net> Mon, 17 September 2001 20:04 UTC

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EN> At a minimum it might make sense to document that reconfigure might not
EN> be able to reach nodes that are turned off but that those nodes
EN> might retain the leases in stable storage.

EN>   Erik

In such a case, I believe, the client is required to send a CONFIRM
message to, well, confirm the leases. The server can then reply with
the lifetimes set to 0, indicating expired leases. Or it can reply
with a RECONFIGURE message. Or maybe both :)))

Artur G.



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