The address is configured through dhcp.
The address is obtained through stateless autoconfiguration.
The address is configured manually.
Any other type of address configuration other than the below
mentioned ones will fall under this category. For e.g., automatic
address configuration for the link local address falls under
The address is chosen by the system at random
e.g., an IPv4 address within 169.254/16, or an RFC
3041 privacy address.