[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security presentation at Hack.lu 2011

Owen DeLong owend at he.net
Wed Sep 28 07:36:09 CEST 2011


On Sep 27, 2011, at 4:40 PM, Jim Small wrote:

>>> as for manual config, not sure if anybody here regards this as a viable way
>> in the IPv6 world...
>>> 
>> I generally manually configure all servers and use RA/SLAAC for most client
>> hosts. I think that manual configuration is not only viable in IPv6, but, is the
>> preferred method for configuring hosts which provide named services in
>> most cases.
> 
> As we scale towards trillions of Internet nodes with business/organizations wanting to decrease operational costs I'm wondering if the servers should always be statically addressed idea should be revisited with IPv6.  I have heard of some service providers using completely dynamic provisioning successfully.
> 

YMMV... I tried it for a brief time and went back to static. The return to static significantly
reduced my level of pain.

Owen



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