Internet Edge Router replacement - IPv6 route tablesizeconsiderations

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Mon Mar 14 18:49:13 CDT 2011


On Mar 14, 2011, at 16:38, Nick Hilliard wrote:

>> Doesn't SLAAC give you automatic "MAC address to IP" mapping?  It'll save you manually doing that (in an otherwise well controlled environment).
> 
> No, it doesn't. On some systems, the mac address is used to create the ipv6 address, but not on others (e.g. windows 7).

Sorry, I made the mail a bit too short I supposed.  "Well controlled environment" in my case is a bunch of relatively homogeneous linux server systems ("plain" hardware and virtualized), all managed by the same team.



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