Re: [v6ops] Stateful SLAAC (draft-ietf-v6ops-unique-ipv6-prefix-per-host)

Erik Nordmark <nordmark@acm.org> Mon, 13 November 2017 03:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Stateful SLAAC (draft-ietf-v6ops-unique-ipv6-prefix-per-host)
To: Ole Troan <otroan@employees.org>, Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>
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From: Erik Nordmark <nordmark@acm.org>
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On 11/13/2017 10:42 AM, Ole Troan wrote:

> Or do as I do in my implementation.
> Model each host as being on it's own point to point interface.
> Configure the IPv6 prefix on that interface. That configured state is exactly like what we have in classic SLAAC.

Ole,

did you figure out how to expire those allocated prefixes when the host 
is long gone from the network?

The draft seems to be silent on that issue and if the purpose is to 
document some current practice it would be good to capture that.

    Erik