Issues encountered with assigning all ones IPv6 /64 address? (Was Re: Issues encountered with assigning .0 and .255 as usable addresses?)

Sander Steffann sander at steffann.nl
Tue Oct 23 13:34:50 UTC 2012


Hi,

> RFC 2526 reserves the last 128 host addresses in each subnet for anycast use.

But that would mean that the ...:fffe address also shouldn't work. Considering RFC 2526 then filtering those addresses when used as source address makes sense.

- Sander

PS: I'm in contact with a network engineer from Hetzner now to see what is really happening




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