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Mac OS X 10.7, still no DHCPv6



On Sun, 27 Feb 2011, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Feb 2011, Leigh Porter wrote:
>
>> 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.

So how does DHCP prevent a host from just taking or hijacking an IP 
address?

Antonio Querubin
e-mail/xmpp:  tony at lava.net