ipv6 next-hop link-local

Mark Smith nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Tue Feb 15 22:46:26 CET 2011

On Tue, 15 Feb 2011 22:22:06 +0100
Daniel Roesen <dr at cluenet.de> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 10:15:21PM +0100, Andrew Yourtchenko wrote:
> > if you are to configure the addresses manually anyway - you could
> > manually configure the link-locals (too|instead) ?
> Why should I use link-locals then at all? :)
> Static routes also cross administrative boundaries. You don't want to
> rely on your remote party to nail their LLs too, do you? :-)

If I think they're that hopeless, I wouldn't really want to rely on
on always successfully interconnecting with them at all. Of course,
backup links were invented for these situations, preferably with
somebody else.


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