[ipv6hackers] "Stick to limited IPv6 deployments, businesses warned"
gert at space.net
Sat Sep 8 19:49:10 CEST 2012
On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 05:01:26AM +0000, Jim Small wrote:
> SLAAC is a done deal. The question is, will network and OS vendors
> extend their SLAAC implementations to support RDNSS. From what I can
> see, it seems like the answer is no. RDNSS is cool, it's nice for labs
> and other setup types, and it's a published standard. However, it's
> pretty much worthless if routers and mainstream O/S (e.g. Microsoft/Apple)
> don't support it.
JFTR, iOS (Apple) supports RDNSS since iOS 4.<something>, so quite a while.
But besides that, you're right - Cisco is not implementing it "because
we have DHCPv6 and all the clients do (stateless) DHCPv6 as well", and
it's hard to find reasonable counterarguments.
have you enabled IPv6 on something today...?
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