extending at the edge

Daniel Roesen dr at cluenet.de
Wed Oct 10 22:48:36 CEST 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 05:11:27PM +0200, Gert Doering wrote:
> Wifi depends on "who offers it" - in DSL- or Cable-Networks, the 
> approach people seem to agree on is
>   - RA/SLAAC for assigning a single IPv6 address to the WAN side of the router
>   - DHCP-PD for delegating a /56 ("something useful") to the router, for 
>     use on the LAN side.  Whether that is a /56 or /48 or /60 depends on the
>     ISP, but "/56" seems to be some sort of common ground for home.

Cable (DOCSIS) networks use DHCPv6 to assign CPE/WAN addresses, not
SLAAC. LAN prefixes are delegated via DHCPv6-PD indeed.

Best regards,

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