[ipv6hackers] "Stick to limited IPv6 deployments, businesses warned"
owend at he.net
Thu Sep 6 06:26:59 CEST 2012
On Sep 5, 2012, at 20:22 , Jim Small <jim.small at cdw.com> wrote:
> Hi Tomas,
>>> 1) Do you believe there is a compelling case for RDNSS/RFC 6106? I
>> personally like it but when I have spoken to vendors they pointed out that
>> most things do or will support stateless DHCPv6 and they don't see any
>> reason to add RDNSS support. Can you give me some strong cases I can take
>> back to vendors for RDNSS? I want to emphasize that this is not an idle
>> promise - any strong case will go straight to the parties who can effect
>> change at the vendors.
>> I share your view. Personally I don't like SLAAC at all. However it is
>> very "explosive" topic where different people have very differed opinion
>> about that. Observing the current situation all important vendors (MS,
>> Apple) started supporting DHCPv6, so I expect that DHCPv6 will be a
>> dominant method of autoconfiguration.
> So we're pretty much writing off RDNSS? That what it seems like to me, but just confirming.
That's essentially writing off SLAAC which is, IMHO, a pretty bad thing.
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