best DHCPv6 server?

Karl Auer kauer at
Sat Dec 10 06:17:57 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-12-09 at 21:33 +0000, Tom Ammon wrote:
> I'm wondering, what would you say is the best DHCPv6 server for a
> large enterprise? We've played with dibbler and the ISC server, and
> have had some interesting (and annoying) results with the ISC server.
> At first blush, dibbler appears to work better. 

For capacity, speed, features, scalability, extensibility,
configurability, automation, monitoring - Nominum's "DCS" software is
unparalled. Oh, and it has full IPv6 support.

Not to denigrate Dibbler, or ISC's DHCP server, both of which are
excellent, but they do not stand comparison with DCS. It is truly
industrial strength, in world where that phrase is badly over-used.

The flip side - DCS is VERY expensive.

I'm not a shareholder, just a very satisfied user. Happy to answer
questions off-list.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                   +61-428-957160 (mob)

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