How are you doing DHCPv6 ?

Randy Carpenter rcarpen at network1.net
Tue Jan 17 17:19:28 CST 2012


> You might want to give this a read:
> 
>  http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-dhc-dhcpv6-redundancy-consider-02.txt

That doesn't really help us if we want to deploy before that draft becomes a standard.

Are there any DHCPv6 servers currently that actually function in a fashion that is suitable for service providers?

-Randy

 
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>  From: Randy Carpenter <rcarpen at network1.net>
>  Sent: Tue, Jan 17, 2012 5:4 PM
>  To: Nanog <nanog at nanog.org>
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>  Subject: How are you doing DHCPv6 ?
> 
> 
> I am wondering how people out there are using DHCPv6 to handle
> assigning prefixes to end users.
> 
> We have a requirement for it to be a redundant server that is
> centrally located. DHCPv6 will be relayed from each customer access
> segment.
> 
> We have been looking at using ISC dhcpd, as that is what we use for
> v4. However, it currently does not support any redundancy. It also
> does not do very much useful logging for DHCPv6 requests. Certainly
> not enough to keep track of users and devices.
> 
> So, my questions are:
> 
> 
> How are you doing DHCPv6 with Prefix Delegation?
> 
> What software are you using?
> 
> 
> When DHCPv6 with Prefix Delegation seems to be about the only way to
> deploy IPv6 to end users in a generic device-agnostic fashion, I am
> wondering why it is so difficult to find a working solution.
> 
> thanks,
> -Randy
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