host-identifier with IPv6

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at
Tue Mar 3 06:22:42 UTC 2009

On Mar 2, 2009, at 9:17 PM, Frank Bulk wrote:
> I'm not aware of any MSO handing out IPs to their CMs or CPE based on
> circuit ID.  It's my understanding that everyone uses MAC addresses.

That's not precisely what I was saying.   Nobody uses (or should use)  
the circuit ID to assign IP addresses.   What I mean is that they use  
the circuit ID to figure out who you are (that is, whether or not your  
account is current, etc).   Since this information is handed to the  
DHCP server by the relay agent, it's dead easy to track.

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