BIVBlog #4: How to design an IPv6 address concept (part 2)

With the subnet prefix part taken care of, this second part of the address concept “mini series” deals with the IPv6 interface IDs.

Table of Contents

00:00:40 Stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC) and dynamic DHCPv6 address pools
00:01:26 Statically configured addresses
00:01:37 Security aspects/information leakage concerns
00:02:56 Goals of interface ID plans
00:03:10 Reserved interface ID values
00:04:15 Suggested interface IDs for DNS servers
00:04:55 Throwaway interface IDs
00:05:47 Host and service addresses/interface IDs
00:06:37 Interface IDs for routers
00:08:06 The significance of consistency


Sorry, none this time.


Long term IPv6 evangelist/book author/trainer/consultant and generic Unix guy (*BSD, Linux, Solaris, and about a dozen more).

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