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

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Tue, 13 September 2011 20:39 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mif] Comments on draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-00
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Le 13/09/2011 21:41, Ted Lemon a écrit :
> On Sep 13, 2011, at 3:20 PM, Simon Perreault wrote:
>> I'm guessing that's a point-to-point interface. So you don't need
>> the next hop's L2 address. You just send it down the tube and it
>> gets at the other end. The classic example is PPP.
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> Okay, that sort of makes sense, but it seems like it's impossible
> for the DHCP server to know what that interface is called, and easy
> to just have the client set up the routing since it knows what it's
> doing.

A Client with multiple interfaces has difficulty to set up its default
route properly when all the DHCP Server tells it is  a "0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0".

Alex

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