Automatic IPv6 due to broadcast

Joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sun Apr 22 23:32:04 CDT 2012


On 4/17/12 01:37 , Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo wrote:
> I don't understand why a problem with a tunnel 'leaves a bad taste with
> IPv6'. Since when a badly configured DNS zone left people with a 'bad
> taste for DNS', or a badly configured switch left people with 'a bad
> taste for spanning tree' or 'a bad taste for vlan trunking' ?
> 
> It seems to me that what are perceived as operational mistakes and/or
> plain lack of knowledge for some technologies is perceived as a fault of
> the protocol itself in the case of IPv6.

rogue dhcp servers are sufficiently common that tools had to be
developed to address their existence and they're still a nuisance after
all that.

> People need to get their acts together.

indeed.



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