Subject: Re: RFC3879, rc.conf's ip6sitelocal, RFC4193
To: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/21/2005 21:24:06
In message <>, "Jonathan A. Kollasch" 
>	Site local IPv6 address have been depreciated for over a year now (RFC3
>879). Last month a suitable replacement (RFC4193) was published. I suggest we 
>change /etc/rc.d/network (and rc.conf(5)) to reflect these developments in the
> solidifying area of IPv6 standards.
>	I propose we add a new variable "ip6uniquelocal" to be used like "ip6si
>telocal" except for FC00::/7. Additionally, I recommend ip6sitelocal be remove

Good idea.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,