IPv6 end user addressing

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Mon Aug 8 22:43:27 CDT 2011


Once upon a time, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> said:
> Stateless autoconfiguration (which is NOT dynamic IP addresses; the IP
> address is static but tied to the ethernet card) does not work unless
> the subnet mask is exactly /64.
> 
> Even on a server lan you'll occasionally want to plug in a PC for
> diagnostics without having to poke in an IP address by hand.

Actually, nobody should be plugging any random device into my server
LANs, and I certainly don't want to encourage it by having it work (even
if just for IPv6).

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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