Windows 7 and SLAAC?

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at
Tue Mar 30 22:39:51 CEST 2010

A knowledgeable Microsoft source says:

> Windows 7 and Vista (but not Server 2008) use randomized addresses by default,
> but it can be turned off as noted.  This is in line with RFC 4941.   
> RFC 2464 did not envision privacy addresses or CGAs.   Windows is more robust
> against address scanning as a result.  Server OS's like 2008 already have 
> this off by default, so that part of the post is in error.

   Brian Carpenter

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