The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard protocol designed to provide a framework for passing configuration information to hosts on a TCP/IP network. See [RFC2131] section 1 for an introduction to this protocol.
This document specifies a set of vendor-specific options, nonstandard options for DHCP, and a set of vendor-specific options, which can be used to authorize a DHCP server.
Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.