quietly....

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Thu Feb 3 20:48:03 CST 2011


In message <4D4B5DCB.3090909 at brightok.net>, Jack Bates writes:
> On 2/3/2011 7:50 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > This was blindling obvious to me years ago and should have been to
> > any CPE developer.
> >
> It doesn't appear to be blindingly simple for the cpe-router-bis draft, 
> which leaves it as TBD, or the cpe-router draft which also is silent. 
> General consensus I got from v6ops was that IAIDs won't be utilized by 
> CPE routers, which means they don't expect your requesting upstream logic.

Well the DHCP server has to support multiple IAID's as that is how
it is spec'd.  A DHCP server that doesn't do this is broken.

There doesn't have to be consensus in this area because it does not
matter.  Different vendors can choose different solutions to how
they make upstream requests.

> In fact, they didn't seem to like any of my ideas on versatility for 
> handling this job, which means we'll likely have interoperability 
> problems between CPE manufacturers.
> 
> 
> Jack
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