Default Router List Option for DHCPv6 (DRLO)
draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-01

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Abstract

Neighbor Discovery protocol is currently considered as the best way for providing a default router to a client in IPv6 networks, typically using a Default Router List. Hence it was not considered necessary for DHCPv6 to have this feature. But, recently, some deployment scenarios expressed a need not to use Neighbor Discovery mechanisms. This draft specifies a new DHCPv6 option providing data necessary for a Client's Default Router List (address, lifetime, MAC address) (indirectly, through the Neighbour Cache).

Authors

Alexandru Petrescu (alexandru.petrescu@cea.fr)
Christophe Janneteau (christophe.janneteau@cea.fr)
Maximilien Mouton (maximilien.mouton@uni.lu)

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