IPv6 Confusion

TJ trejrco at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 20:49:08 UTC 2009

>do this, but others here do).  For example, getting over the stateless
>autoconfig religion (which was never fully thought out -- how does a
>autoconfig'd device get a DNS name associated with their address in a
>signed world again?) and letting network operators use DHCP with IPv6 the
>they do with IPv4.

While I wouldn't call SLAAC a religion, I will say (again) that it works in
many cases for some people, today - and whether you consider SLAAC
"half-baked" or "slim-by-design" is a subjective matter.

In the meantime, I am also a proponent for letting ops use DHCPv6 ...
especially DHCPv6-PD!

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