Dual stack hotspot/captive portal

Dan White dwhite at olp.net
Thu Feb 24 03:10:44 CET 2011

On 24/02/11 02:30 +0100, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>On Wed, 23 Feb 2011, Ben Jencks wrote:
>>DHCPv6 is not an option; there are too many operating systems in 
>>wide use that have no support for it.
>Long term I think this is the only way to go, though. Right now, I 
>agree with you.
>Otoh if you require DHCPv6 then non-windows users will either have to 
>install it (can be done with OSX and Ubuntu for instance) or they 
>won't get IPv6. This way you'll spread the use of DHCPv6.
>Windows Vista and Win7 supports it just fine afaik, and my Ubuntu box 
>does it as well after I just did "apt-get install 

I think the cat is out of the bag on DHCPv6. Unless you have control over
the client systems (like in an enterprise network), I think DHCPv6 is going
to be a far more frustrating path as a solution than other options.

Dan White

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