IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Ray Soucy rps at maine.edu
Thu Dec 29 01:12:56 UTC 2011

I would like to understand how you think RA is broken, and how you
think that it could be improved.

You have made some bold statements, but we lack the context to
understand their meaning.

On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 7:11 PM, Masataka Ohta
<mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp> wrote:
> Ray Soucy wrote:
>> After reading some of your work on end-to-end multihoming, I think I
>> understand some of what you're trying to say.  My problem is that
>> while you seem to have a very strong academic understanding of
>> networking, you seem to be ignoring operational realities in
>> implementation.
> To your surprise, my opinion is partially based on my
> experience about 10 years ago as a CTO of a commercial
> ISP, which offered secure public WLAN service with IP
> moblity.
> Security and mobility stacks were implemented on BSD and
> Windows.
> We successfully performed smooth handover experiment at a
> racing circuit with a car moving at 260km/h.
>        http://www.root-hq.com/newsrelease/news030513.html
>        (in Japanese)
> which is why I know delay caused by SLAAC is annoying.
> Though no commercial IPv6 service was offered, we received
> government funding and implemented end to end multihoming
> with mobility over IPv6 without ND. Public trial was offered:
>        http://www.root-hq.com/e/newsrelease/pressrels0218.html
>        (in English)
>                                                Masataka Ohta

Ray Soucy

Epic Communications Specialist

Phone: +1 (207) 561-3526

Networkmaine, a Unit of the University of Maine System

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