Subject: Re: Setting ipv6 default router without getting a MAC-based ipv6 addr
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 02/26/2000 11:42:25
On Sat, Feb 26, 2000 at 05:11:45PM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> rtsol can't do that. More correctly, client (end host) does not
> >> have control over it. Spec says we configure default route and/or
> >> prefix as the router says, when client gets router advertisement from
> >> the advertising router.
> >Ahh well, just another way ipv6 is going to suck.
> I don't get it... what is the reason why you need to configure
> addresses manually? for PTR records in DNS?
> if you manually configure clients, you are making renumbering harder...
> if you autoconfigure clients, when you renumber and you reconfigure
> routers, the prefixes gets propagated to end nodes automatically.
However, I think that we should have a way to set the interface
identifier manually. DAD on the link-local address will detect double
use. How difficult would it be to make this settable?