[ipv6hackers] Generation of Interface-IDs in Windows 7

Marco Ermini marco.ermini at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 12:00:18 CET 2011


On 17 November 2011 13:00, Fernando Gont wrote:
> On 11/11/2011 12:06 PM, Marco Ermini wrote:
>>> As you probably know, Windows 7 generates autoconfigured addresses with
>>> a different algorithm than that specified in RFC 4862.
>> [...]
>>
>> In fact, AFAIK it's using RFC 4941 (superseding 3041) - "Privacy
>> Extensions for Stateless Address Autoconfiguration in IPv6".
>
> No, it's not. It's using stable addresses that are not based on modified
> EUI-64 format identifiers...

Well, you should then argue it with both Microsoft and IETF. That is
what both says in their documentation :-)


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