host-identifier with IPv6

Sten Carlsen sten at
Tue Mar 3 01:51:01 UTC 2009

David W. Hankins wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 03:51:09PM -0500, Frank Sweetser wrote:
>> If you have some alternate means by which I can:
>>   - control what v6 IP address a given machine with a currently blank hard
>> drive will get
>>   - maintain the same address across different DHCP clients (PXE, WinPE, full
>> Windows)
>>   - maintain the same address across reformat and reinstall
> Looking at this problem from another angle, how would you feel about
> assigning an IPv6 address to any client seen on a given switch port?
Now you mention that, I get the feeling that somebody might have had the
idea that the DUID is the real IPv6 address and the IP is only used for
routing. OTH I am probably wrong here.
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Sten Carlsen

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