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IETF RFC 8213

Security of Messages Exchanged between Servers and Relay Agents

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Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 August 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 8
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The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv4 (DHCPv4) has no guidance for how to secure messages exchanged between servers and relay agents. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6) states that IPsec should be used to secure messages exchanged between servers and relay agents but does not require encryption. With recent concerns about pervasive monitoring and other attacks, it is appropriate to require securing relay-to-relay and relay-to-server communication for DHCPv6 and relay-to-server communication for DHCPv4.

Document History

IETF RFC 8213
August 1, 2017
Security of Messages Exchanged between Servers and Relay Agents
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv4 (DHCPv4) has no guidance for how to secure messages exchanged between servers and relay agents. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6...

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