[ipv6hackers] RFC7217 in Mac OS? (Fwd: "secured" IPv6 addresses)

Fernando Gont fgont at si6networks.com
Fri Oct 14 07:02:56 CEST 2016

On 10/06/2016 04:12 PM, Matjaz Straus Istenic wrote:
> Hi,
> yes, it looks like RFC7217. IP addresses are stable and are defined as f(prefix, interface, some_system_id). Same goes for link local addresses. SSID in WiFi network is not taken into account, so link local address is the same in different WiFi networks (because the prefix is always fe80::/64).
> Congratulations, Fernando :-)


So it looks like Mac OS and Linux have moved to RFC7217 already. Will
poll some folks regarding whether this is planned for Windows, too.


Best regards,
Fernando Gont
SI6 Networks
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