[dhcwg] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC2131 (5100)

RFC Errata System <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org> Tue, 29 August 2017 02:58 UTC

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Subject: [dhcwg] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC2131 (5100)
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The following errata report has been submitted for RFC2131,
"Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol".

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You may review the report below and at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata/eid5100

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Type: Technical
Reported by: Fan Wei <fanlen@126.com>

Section: 4.1

Original Text
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Normally, DHCP servers and BOOTP relay agents attempt to deliver
DHCPOFFER, DHCPACK and DHCPNAK messages directly to the client using
uicast delivery.

Corrected Text
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Normally, DHCP servers and BOOTP relay agents attempt to deliver
DHCPOFFER, DHCPACK messages directly to the client using
uicast delivery.

Notes
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According to prior part description in section 4.1: "In all cases, when ’giaddr’ is zero, the server broadcasts any DHCPNAK messages to 0xffffffff.", the DHCP server should not send DHCPNAK in unicast to client unless 'giaddr' is not zero.

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RFC2131 (no draft string recorded)
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Title               : Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Publication Date    : March 1997
Author(s)           : R. Droms
Category            : DRAFT STANDARD
Source              : Dynamic Host Configuration
Area                : Internet
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG