IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?
mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Sun Dec 25 23:09:01 CST 2011
> I think perhaps you are confusing "what must be supported by
> implementations" (and ignoring the text describing the requirements) as
> stated in 6434, with operational usage.
There is not much difference.
> For example - SLAAC must be supported by the implementations, but an
> environment isn't required to use it.
Still, if ND, which SHOULD be implemented, is not implemented,
SLAAC CAN NOT be implemented.
And, if RA is obsoleted, which is a point of discussion, there
is no reason to keep so bloated ND only for address resolution.
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