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Re: Temporary IPv6 addresses vs. netgroups

On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 07:20:48PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> For IPv6, a temporary address is one assigned following the procedures
> of RFC4941 - for this purpose the term "temporary address" is a very
> specific thing, and doesn't just mean some random address that I might
> not have forever.
> The general assumption is that you will normally only use a temporary address
> for a very limited time - a day would be an upper limit, an hour is not
> at all unreasonable.   Then you make a new one and use that instead.

Yes. And the difference to "normal" addresses is even bigger:  4941
addresses are *intended* to be unusable for authentication (well,
for tracking).

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