v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers
bicknell at ufp.org
Thu Dec 27 13:51:14 UTC 2007
In a message written on Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 11:27:13AM +0100, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> 100% of the DHCP functionality). But apart from that, some of the
> choices made along the way make DHCPv6 a lot harder to use than DHCP
> for IPv4. Not only do you lack a default gateway (which is actually a
> good thing for fate sharing reasons) but also a subnet prefix length
> and any extra on-link prefixes. So even if you do address
> configuration with DHCPv6 you need RAs for that other information.
I would note, it's not too late to fix these problems. We don't
have wide spread IPv6 deployment yet, and I can't imagine it's all
that hard to send a default gateway in DHCPv6, for example.
Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
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