The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Fri Jun 10 09:08:06 CDT 2011


On 10 jun 2011, at 15:47, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> I've seen the entire NANOG and IETF lans taken out because some
> dork enabled microsoft connecting sharing to their cell card.

Ok, so now we've identified the problem.

How exactly does adding default gateway information to DHCPv6 solve this problem?

Are there perhaps easier and more timely ways to solve it?

(And it's insane that Windows still exhibits this completely broken behavior.)



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