On Fri, 3 May 1996, Ing. Rosa Isela Gonzalez Alvarez. wrote:
> Could somebody tell me what's the difference between bootp and
> Thanks in advance, any responses are appreciated.
> Ing. Rosa Isela Gonzalez Alvarez
> Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
> Av. Adolfo Lopez Mateos # 20
> C.P. 32310
> Tel. 11-08-86
> e-mail address rgonzale @
You might want to review the following RFC's concerning the relationship and
interoperability of these two methodologies. You can obtain the text from
NIC.DDN.MIL, using "anonymous/guest" (uid/pw) FTP, under the (UNIX)
path /rfc/rfc####... Also note that RFCs 1541 and 1542 are current
for these protocols individually.
1534 Droms, R. Interoperation Between DHCP and BOOTP. 1993 October; 4 p.
(Format: TXT=6967 bytes)
1533 Alexander, S.; Droms, R. DHCP Options and BOOTP Vendor Extensions.
1993 October; 30 p. (Format: TXT=50920 bytes) (Obsoletes RFC 1497)
For whatever its worth, both of these methods make me a bit nervous from
the perspective of *accountable* secure systems...