A Method for Generating Semantically Opaque Interface Identifiers with Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)
draft-ietf-dhc-stable-privacy-addresses-02

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dhc WG)
Last updated 2015-10-10 (latest revision 2015-04-08)
Replaces draft-gont-dhc-stable-privacy-addresses
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Abstract

This document specifies a method for selecting IPv6 Interface Identifiers, to be employed by Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6) servers when leasing non-temporary IPv6 addresses to DHCPv6 clients. This method is a DHCPv6 server side algorithm, that does not require any updates to the existing DHCPv6 specifications. The aforementioned method results in stable addresses within each subnet, even in the presence of multiple DHCPv6 servers or DHCPv6 server reinstallments. It is a DHCPv6-variant of the method specified in RFC 7217 for IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration.

Authors

Fernando Gont (fgont@si6networks.com)
Will LIU (liushucheng@huawei.com)

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