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quietly....



On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
>
> Example: if you give administrators the option of putting a router
> address in a DHCP option, they will do so and some fraction of the time,
> this will be the wrong address and things don't work. If you let routers
> announce their presence, then it's virtually impossible that something
> goes wrong because routers know who they are. A clear win.

Counterexample: rogue RAs from Windows boxes running 6to4 or Teredo and
Internet Connection Sharing. This is a lot harder to fix than a
misconfigured DHCP server.

http://malc.org.uk/6doom

Tony.
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