V6 still not supported

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Fri Mar 18 23:31:24 UTC 2022

On 3/18/22 2:32 PM, surfer at mauigateway.com wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2022 13:47:00 -0700, Michael Thomas <mike at mtcc.com> wrote:
> I'd really like to understand what the requirements that are specific to
> v6 are that make it so much harder or bloated. Not product availability,
> but actual things that make it difficult to deploy.
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> It's all in the nanog archives.  Just the amount of grumping by 
> network operators to finally get DHCPv6 was pretty tremendous. 
> Basically, folks were shouting "we want it whether you think we need 
> it or not!"  Of course, that's just the start.  This thread itself has 
> a lot of the iceberg tops.
That was almost 20 years ago. Anything a little more contemporary? I 
know about Android's aversion to DHCPv6, but that is not a standards 
problem it's a vendor being a PITA.

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