Re: [Autoconf] Using DHCPv6 without link-local? Support only EUI-64interfaces?

"Dearlove, Christopher (UK)" <Chris.Dearlove@baesystems.com> Mon, 02 August 2010 08:37 UTC

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> Chris, thanks for sharing your opinion.

Actually I mis-read what you wrote, so part of what I wrote I'd
want to modify myself. But the privacy/security point I would
repeat unchanged.

> On RFC 3091 and dupont-ipv6-rfc3041harmful, the recommendations are in
RFC 4901.

Is that the number you meant? That's titled "Protocol Extensions for
Header
Compression over MPLS" Without reading it, that's not the title of an
RFC
that I'd read to discuss the issues of EUI-64 addresses and the issues I
referenced.

> Centrally managed addresses could result in less, with 1 octet at a
minimum.
> This would be a good reason to use the more centralized approach.

Please note that I have never said that centralised addresses are
unsuitable
for anyone. But they are unsuitable for everyone, as issues you don't
discuss
are important (or more) some people's considerations.

-- 
Christopher Dearlove
Technology Leader, Communications Group
Networks, Security and Information Systems Department
BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre
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