Re: [v6ops] SLAAC renum: Problem Statement & Operational workarounds

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com> Fri, 01 November 2019 03:13 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] SLAAC renum: Problem Statement & Operational workarounds
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On 31/10/19 16:49, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2019, at 3:47 PM, Owen DeLong <owen@delong.com
> <mailto:owen@delong.com>> wrote:
>> RA Guard could be default configured on switches with particular
>> default “plug router in here” (uplink) ports, eliminating the need for
>> an active administrator. This could be a useful specification in the
>> HomeNet documents, perhaps.
> 
> This would be disastrous.   It pretty much makes permissionless
> networking impossible in exchange for solving a security problem no-one has.

Then, what's the big deal to honor PIOs that advertise a lifetime of 0? ;-)


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