Re: [mif] Comments on draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-00

maximilien mouton <maximilien.mouton@gmail.com> Tue, 13 September 2011 04:38 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mif] Comments on draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-00
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Hi Brian,

My answer below.

Le 13/09/2011 03:20, Brian E Carpenter a écrit :
> On 2011-09-13 09:32, maximilien mouton wrote:
>> Hi Gaurav,
>>
>> Thank you for your review. See my answers inside.
>>
>> Le 12/09/2011 07:10, Gaurav Halwasia (ghalwasi) a écrit :
>
> ...
>>> and even if router
>>> lifetime expires, DHCPv6 server can just send RECONFIGURE.
>>
>> I agree.
>
> However, that has to be sent unicast to every DHCP client.
> That makes it problematic for a large network.

In this case an Information-Request when client's lifetime expires (or
is close to) is sufficient especially if lifetime's upper limit is
higher.

Thanks

Maximilien

>
>      Brian
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