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Mac OS X 10.7, still no DHCPv6



> > Does anybody have anything neat to keep logs of what host gets what ipv6 
> > address in an SLAAC environment?
> 
> You'd have to correlate ND information in the router to some kind of 
> record of who has what MAC address at any given time. With SLAAC the host 
> doesn't "get" an IPv6 address, it "takes" one.
> 
> > This is often required for legislation compliance. DHCP does this well.
> 
> Which is one of the reasons why some of us want DHCPv6 support in hosts.

Agreed. In our environment Mac OSX hosts will either have to get the
necessary DHCPv6 functionality, or the customer will have to buy a 
router (which can then get DHCPv6 PD from us, and offer RA/SLAAC on
the LAN side).

SLAAC for our ISP customers just won't happen, for a lot of reasons.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no