How are you doing DHCPv6 ?

Brzozowski, John John_Brzozowski at Cable.Comcast.com
Wed Jan 18 00:27:48 UTC 2012


The draft does help you, it is a BCP and does not specify a standard.  It
outlines some BCPs that are usable today.  I believe I tested and verified
that what I outlined works with the ISC DHCPv6 server.  It also works with
other DHCPv6 servers as well.

John
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On 1/17/12 6:19 PM, "Randy Carpenter" <rcarpen at network1.net> wrote:

>
>> 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
>
> 
>> -------- Original Message --------
>>  From: Randy Carpenter <rcarpen at network1.net>
>>  Sent: Tue, Jan 17, 2012 5:4 PM
>>  To: Nanog <nanog at nanog.org>
>>  CC:
>>  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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