IPv6 Source Address Selection on Mac OS X Lion

Dick Visser visser at terena.org
Fri Dec 16 00:37:24 CET 2011

Hi Christoph

On 2011-12-14 15:00, Christoph Stahl wrote:
> The goal is to use a stateless autoconfigured IPv6 Adress to "surf the
> the internet" and a statically configured IPv6 Adress to reach the IPv6
> (or dual stacked) hosts that use IPs belonging to our assigned
> IPv6-prefix. So that we can configure the static "admin" IPv6 address in
> firewalls or host.allows, but surf the web with all the benefits of the
> automatic privacy extension.

Maybe I misunderstand the problem, but why don't you dedicate a /64 to
the "admin" network, use autoconfigured addresses, and filter the /64 in
That would mean less configuration, and easier filtering.


Dick Visser
System & Network Engineer
TERENA Secretariat
Singel 468D, 1017 AW Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T +31 20 530 44 88 F +31 20 530 44 99
visser at terena.org | www.terena.org

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