IPv6 router advertisement

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Sun Apr 19 21:38:42 UTC 2009

> > Hello readers, I have got a rather "small" /96 subnet and
> > would like to give out addresses and routing information to
> > all my clients. [ ... ]
> In IPv6 there are no routable /96 subnets. Arguably there are no
> /96 subnets either.

Well now, that is maybe putting it a bit strongly. The fact that SLAAC
can only handle 64 bit prefixes is not a problem for those who want to
use for instance *static* IPv6 addresses. Then you can have up to /126

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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