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Re: IPv6 Stable Private Addresses RFC 7217
On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Roy Marples <roy%marples.name@localhost> wrote:
> Hi List
> The next dhcpcd release will have support for IPv6 Stable Private Addresses,
> RFC 7217.
So it's a userland implementation if I understand correctly ?
No plans for a kernel-based implementation ?
> In summary, this is designed as a replacement interface identifier for the
> normal hardware derived one when using SLAAC.
> By storing a persistent secret key and combing this with stable network
> information such as prefix, ssid (if available), hardware address and a
> dad_counter we can then take an interface identifier from a hash of the
> above information combined.
> The most basic goal is that the host is no longer track-able across
> different networks based on their global address, but the address remains
> stable on each network.
> My question is this: should this be enabled by default as privacy is a good
> thing, or should the normal hardware based address be kept?
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