Geoff on IPv4 Exhaustion
ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Wed Nov 16 10:46:46 CET 2011
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 01:26:40AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> IPv6 isn't IPv4. If you actually deploy IPv6 you will quickly find that
> there isn't a need for DHCPv6 to send router information.
I've been using IPv6 for more than 10 years already and I still disagree
with your assertion.
> Consider an org that has a central site and several satellite sites
> He can setup a central DHCPv6 server for that and
> allow the routers at each site to handle the IP address assignment.
How is this relevant to what I want to be able to do ?
I have a shared LAN with more than one router.
Some devices need to talk to router1, some to router2. Some do not need to
have router information at all (printers). How can I do that today without
tediously configuring the hosts with static information ?
And I'm not even talking about booting them; I'm afraid PXE is still IPv4
only and will be for a long time...
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