RE: [dhcwg] dhc-mip-fa draft

"Henrik Levkowetz" <> Fri, 22 March 2002 02:59 UTC

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From: Henrik Levkowetz <>
Subject: RE: [dhcwg] dhc-mip-fa draft
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 03:57:56 +0100
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Hi Siva,

	Good question.

	The information could contain dynamic information, if the DHCP
server had that dynamic information (by being co-located with the FA for
instance), but generally I would not expect the information to be dynamic.
If a challenge was needed, I'd let that be a stale challenge, and let
the FA provide a fresh challenge together with the rejection due to the
stale challenge. Not necessarily pretty or optimal, but simple, and it
will work.

	I would not expect a generic DHCP server to provide dynamic
information, and do not expect to define any method or protocol to
provide dynamic FA information to the DHCP server.

	Best regards,

Sivasundar wrote:
> Hello,
> I am a Mobile IP implementor and am quite a novice in DHC. I missed
> asking this question during the WG session this morning.
> Does the information about the FA in the FA Option include any dynamic
> info, like challenge values (or even busy bit)?
> If so, then it seems that the DHCP server needs to maintain a dynamic
> info base for the FA. If this is implicit, then is the mechnism to
> update the FA info at the DHCP server left as an implementation issue?
> thanks!
> Siva
> ps: I am not part of the DHC mailing list, so please include my email
> address in your reply!
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