turning on comcast v6

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Mon Dec 30 14:12:06 UTC 2013


On Tue, 24 Dec 2013, Lee Howard wrote:

>>> I used to run an enterprise network. It was very different from an ISP
>>> network. I didn't say, "You're wrong!" I said, "What's missing?"
>>
>> default route information via DHCPv6.  That's what I'm still waiting for.
>
> Why?
> You say, "The protocol suite doesn't meet my needs; I need default gateway
> in DHCPv6."  So the IETF WG must change for you to deploy IPv6.  Why?

DHCPv6 + RA works for that, but still, that really should have been part 
of the protocol from day one.  I see no good reason for it not to be in 
there.

I suspect that will eventually be fixed, but it will be a long time before 
the majority of DHCPv6 client and server implementations are upgraded to 
support it.

jms



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