On-going work on DHCP project : RFC4361 support

Jiri Popelka jpopelka at redhat.com
Mon Mar 15 09:21:35 UTC 2010

Hi Thomas,

I am interested in your work.



Jiri Popelka

On 03/15/2010 09:50 AM, Thomas PEGEOT wrote:
> Hello,
> As part of my final year project (French equivalent of a Master degree 
> in computing science), I'm working on an ipv4 to ipv6 migration 
> research project.
> First, I was asked to work on ISC DHCP in order to make dual stack 
> clients be able to identity correctly for DDNS updates. This consists 
> in solving the problem described in the "Dual IPv4/IPv6 Client 
> Considerations" part of the RFC 4703 and therefore implementing the 
> RFC 4361. It aims at allowing DHCPv4 clients to be identified by an 
> IAID and a DUID, and in that way having DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 clients 
> compute the same DHCID from a common DUID.
> The modifications I wrote are currently reviewed by my tutor (René 
> Garcia, who already reported bugs here). Afterwards, I'm going to send 
> these patches to this mailing list in hopes of having them merged with 
> the CVS code.
> As the DHCID support is not implemented yet in ISC DHCP, I'm going now 
> to study this problem and try to write down patches in order to solve 
> this. I will keep you informed about this.
> I hope that you will be interested in my work.
> Regards,
> Thomas PEGEOT

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