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Re: Enabling SLAAC for IPv6 by default

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 03:56:09PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> So perhaps the kernel code should be modified to support, and prefer by
> default over the original SLAAC, the RFC7217 mechanism, to address the
> concern Pierre raises for the case when someone uses the in-kernel
> SLAAC client?   Or perhaps the situation we have, where it is disabled
> by default, is ok?

I'm personable more in favor of removing the in-kernel RA support. I do
not think that automatic temporary address generation should be done by
default for an OS that is often used as a server. Consider a mail server
were you suddenly start running into graylisting every day...


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