Re: [homenet] Let's make in-home ULA presence a MUST !?

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> Thu, 16 October 2014 14:51 UTC

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Subject: Re: [homenet] Let's make in-home ULA presence a MUST !?
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On Oct 16, 2014, at 9:18 AM, Lorenzo Colitti <lorenzo@google.com> wrote:
> So every time a new prefix comes in, hosts should restart DHCPv6? That seems pretty dubious (and expensive). I don't think any DHCP implementation works that way. 

How do they work, then?   And why would you describe this as expensive?   How often do new prefixes appear on your networks?