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

"Rogge Henning" <henning.rogge@fkie.fraunhofer.de> Tue, 03 August 2010 08:36 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Autoconf] Using DHCPv6 without link-local? Support only EUI-64interfaces?
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> Von: Ulrich Herberg [mailto:ulrich@herberg.name] 
> 
> Hi Henning,
> 
> Sure, that works. DHCP clients would typically send their 
> messages to the All_DHCP_Relay_Agents_and_Servers multicast 
> address. However, that necessitates the use of a unicast 
> routing protocol,
I would say we could live with the dependency of a unicast route to the
DHCPv6 server on all addresses which have been sucessfully configured by
this server.

> because the relay has to have a route 
> towards the DHCP server. The question is, do we want to 
> depend on that? I think we should also have a running 
> autoconf mechanism in cases when there is no unicast routing 
> protocol in place.
Are you sure DHCPv6 is a good sollution for this networks ? What kind of
mesh networks use no unicast capable routing protocol ?

Henning Rogge

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