Re: [v6ops] new draft: draft-colitti-v6ops-host-addr-availability

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Tue, 07 July 2015 20:41 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] new draft: draft-colitti-v6ops-host-addr-availability
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On 08/07/2015 04:27, Hemant Singh (shemant) wrote:
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> 4. Section 7.  SLAAC as defined in RFC4862 supports only one IPv6 global address if one prefix is advertised in the RA to the host.

It does? I don't see anything in 4862 that prevents a host from generating N separate
IIDs and performing SLAAC N times for the same prefix. Now we are getting rid
of Modified EUI-64 as the default IID, that becomes an obvious thing to do.

    Brian