IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Dec 23 20:19:40 CST 2011


On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Tomas Podermanski <tpoder at cis.vutbr.cz> wrote:
> On 12/23/11 6:56 AM, Mohacsi Janos wrote:
>> On Wed, 21 Dec 2011, Tomas Podermanski wrote:
>>> - There must be solved a situation what to do when SLAAC and DHCPv6
>>>  provides some conflict information (quite long thread with various
>>> opinions
>>>  can be found at
>>> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ipv6/current/msg14949.html)
>>
>> Administrators are deliberately providing conflicting information?
>
> Not administrators, but attackers then could have more ways for harmful
> activity.

Administrators too. Data normalization is about enforcing consistency
at a technical level. Because in practice, enforcing consistency at a
human level is damn hard.

Regards,
Bill Herrin



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