IPV6 planning

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sat Mar 5 21:46:59 UTC 2016

On 5/Mar/16 23:19, Laurent Dumont wrote:

> Hiya,
> We are currently considering deploying IPv6 for a Lan event in April.
> We are assigned a /48 which we then split into smaller subnets for
> each player vlan. That said, what remains to be decided is how we are
> going to assign the IPv6. Basically, it seems that are two ways, one
> SLAAC where the endpoints uses RA to generate it's own IP and DHCPv6
> which is basically DHCP but for IPv6.
> Large events like Dreamhack have used SLAAC and the feedback has been
> mostly positive. Can anyone comment regarding past experiences with
> IPv6 gotchas and things that you don't really expect when running
> dual-stack on a large-ish network?

SLAAC is the way you want to do, as DHCPv6 does not give you a default

If you want IPv6 DNS resolvers, DHCPv6 is a good option, which means a
hybrid of DHCPv6 and SLAAC is reasonable.


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