IPv6 PPP/RADIUS and PD on Redback SEOS 6.4.1

Ignatios Souvatzis ignatios at cs.uni-bonn.de
Tue Mar 1 08:51:06 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 09:56:35PM +0000, David Freedman wrote:
> >
> > I'm struggling to get PD to work. My Cisco CPE sends out the Solicits
> >over the PPP link but the SE100 doesn't seem to reply. Since my carrier
> >doesn't officially support DHCP-PD I'm wondering wether this is because
> >of the lack of carrier support or because SEOS lets me down. I suspect
> >that sending the SOLICIT to ff02::1:2 directly goes into the dialer
> >interface that carries the PPP tunnel and hence the carrier (KPN) doesn't
> >even see this and neither would have to formally support this, am I
> >mistaken?
> You are correct, the traffic should be wrapped in IPv6CP which should be
> carried over the PPP,

Ahem. Minor nit from the former Usenet PPP eveng^WFAQ maintainer:

IPv6CP is the control protocol (protocol field 0x8057) used to negotiate
transport of IPv6 over PPP (protocol filed 0x0057). Thus, in respect to
IPv6, it's out of band. Same for OSI, IPv4, DECnet, Appletalk, etc. over


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