Automatic IPv6 due to broadcast

Grant Ridder shortdudey123 at
Sun Apr 22 23:57:28 CDT 2012

Most switches nowadays have dhcpv4 detection that can be enabled for port
ranges.  Not sure about v6.


On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 11:32 PM, Joel jaeggli <joelja at> wrote:

> On 4/17/12 01:37 , Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo wrote:
> > I don't understand why a problem with a tunnel 'leaves a bad taste with
> > IPv6'. Since when a badly configured DNS zone left people with a 'bad
> > taste for DNS', or a badly configured switch left people with 'a bad
> > taste for spanning tree' or 'a bad taste for vlan trunking' ?
> >
> > It seems to me that what are perceived as operational mistakes and/or
> > plain lack of knowledge for some technologies is perceived as a fault of
> > the protocol itself in the case of IPv6.
> rogue dhcp servers are sufficiently common that tools had to be
> developed to address their existence and they're still a nuisance after
> all that.
> > People need to get their acts together.
> indeed.

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