SLAAC(autoconfig) vs DHCPv6

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Mon Aug 18 16:54:30 CDT 2008


> Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:27:56 -0700
> From: Charles Wyble <charles at thewybles.com>
> 
> Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> > On 18 aug 2008, at 22:23, Dale W. Carder wrote:
> >
> >> DHCPv6
> >> - doesn't ship w/ some OS's
> >
> > Forget about it on XP, 
> 
> Hmmm. MS says otherwise: 
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/ipv6/ipv6faq.mspx

No. MS says that support for DHCPv6 is new in Vista and Server
2008 which rather strongly implies that it is not present in XP. (And it
isn't.)
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