[ipv6hackers] Generation of Interface-IDs in Windows 7

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Thu Nov 17 13:00:05 CET 2011

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...

Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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