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Mac OS X 10.7, still no DHCPv6



On Feb 28, 2011, at 5:44 AM, Dobbins, Roland wrote:

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> On Feb 28, 2011, at 8:40 PM, Jim Gettys wrote:
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>> Again, having a permanently known identifier being broadcast all the time is a potentially a serious security/safety issue. 
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> 
> We already have this with MAC addresses, unless folks bother to periodically change them, do we not?
> 
MAC addresses don't generally leave the local broadcast domain.

Having a MAC address as a permanent identifier is a very different problem from having that
MAC address go into a layer 3 protocol field.

Owen