SLAAC(autoconfig) vs DHCPv6

Antonio Querubin tony at lava.net
Mon Aug 18 17:01:50 CDT 2008


On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Charles Wyble wrote:

>> Forget about it on XP, 
>
> Hmmm. MS says otherwise: 
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/ipv6/ipv6faq.mspx

None of the XP systems here (even with all the latest service packs 
installed) seem to do DHCPv6.

>> but it's in Vista. You can add it to BSD/Linux without too much trouble 
>> (are there good, bugfree implementations for those yet?)
> Bugfree? Nothing is bugfree :)

Indeed.  The Vista client has some real problems with retaining DNS info.

Antonio Querubin
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