Cogent IPv6

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Thu Jun 9 11:56:05 CDT 2011


On 9 jun 2011, at 10:32, Owen DeLong wrote:

> You can actually use DHCPv6 to assign addresses to hosts dynamically
> on longer than /64 networks.

The trouble is that DHCPv6 can't tell you the prefix length for your address, so either set up the routers to advertise this prefix (but without the autonomous autoconfiguration flag set) or prepare for surprising results.

I say: life is too short to fiddle with this kind of stuff, just use /64, at least for everything that isn't a point-to-point link or loopback address.



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