[ntp:hackers] Re: IPv6 Multicasting

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Fri Jul 1 07:06:04 PDT 2005

David L. Mills wrote:
> Mark,
> I've swapped out several machines recently for one reason or another. If 
> I have to negotiate new IPv6 addresses every time I do that, those 
> machines will not support IPv6. The case for pogo is in scope. I'm not 
> going to guarantee a DNS update every time I light up new hardware at an 
> old spot.

Dave, this is one of the cases where you should get a non-MAC based 
address allocated. MAC-based allocations are basically autoconfigured.
You should ask the DNS wranglers to allocate a specific IPv6 address for 
each sheep in the flock.


> Dave

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