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Once upon a time, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch at muada.com> said:
> If someone turns their box into a router they can also turn it into a DHCP server. This is what happens with IPv4. The solution is to filter these packets from fake routers in the switches. So ask your switch vendor for that feature in IPv6.
The difference is that in the widest-used desktop OS, "turn me into a
router" is a single checkbox, while "turn me into a DHCP server"
requires installing software. The first is an accident waiting to
happen (and then a support nightmare), while the second is not a common
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
- From: matt.addison at lists.evilgeni.us (Matt Addison)