v6 & DSL / Cable modems [was: Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space (IPv6-MW)]

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Feb 6 07:52:22 CST 2009


On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Paul Timmins wrote:
> John Schnizlein wrote:
> >
> > Maybe upgrades, service packs and updates will make them capable of using
> > DHCPv6 for useful functions such as finding the address of an available name
> > server by the time IPv6-only networks are in operation.
>
> And if not, hardcode em. It's not like your usual nameserver will be behind a
> nat anyway, and generally, a DNS server is a DNS server.

Er, no, open recursive resolvers are a very bad idea.

Tony.
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