IPV6 planning

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Mar 8 00:33:28 UTC 2016

> On Mar 7, 2016, at 16:01 , Alarig Le Lay <alarig at swordarmor.fr> wrote:
> On Mon Mar  7 15:51:06 2016, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> To the best of my knowledge, Windows actually generates three
>> addresses…
>> 1. Subnet Stable quasi-randomized address unrelated (or at least not
>> reversable to) MAC address.
>> 2. Privacy address which rotates frequently (for some definition of
>> frequently).
>> 3. Stable address related to MAC address.
>> The 3rd one is standard SLAAC.
>> The second one is standard privacy extensions.
>> THe first one is unique to Windows. You’ll get the same address every
>> time you connect to the same subnet, but you won’t see that suffix for
>> that host on any other subnet.
> It’s not exactly specific to Windows, dhcpcd use a something like that
> (my IPv6 is 2a00:5884:8316:2653:fd40:d47d:556f:c426). And at least,
> there is a RFC related to that, https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7217.

Yes, but in the case of Windows, that happens with SLAAC without DHCP.

TTBOMK, this is unique to windows.


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