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* Why should this feature be implemented?
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** What additional value does this feature provide to developers?
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* How many would benefit from this feature?
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* What can be done to circumvent lack of this feature?
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= Implementation options =
  
 
== Option 1: add a DHCP client to OpenVPN itself ==
 
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== Option 2: let distribution maintainers handle DHCP integration ==
  
== Option 2: let distribution maintainers==
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= References =
 
= References =
  
 
* openvpn-devel mailing list thread: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.network.openvpn.devel/3260/focus=3347
 
* openvpn-devel mailing list thread: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.network.openvpn.devel/3260/focus=3347

Revision as of 05:46, 12 March 2010

Rationale

  • Why should this feature be implemented?
    • What additional value would this feature provide to users?
    • What additional value does this feature provide to developers?
  • How many would benefit from this feature?

Alternatives

  • What can be done to circumvent lack of this feature?

Implementation options

Option 1: add a DHCP client to OpenVPN itself

Pros

Cons

Option 2: let distribution maintainers handle DHCP integration

Pros

Cons

References