host-identifier with IPv6

Sten Carlsen sten at
Wed Mar 4 18:54:00 UTC 2009

Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Mar 4, 2009, at 4:15 AM, Niall O'Reilly wrote:
>>     We can register MAC addresses before applying power to the
>>     machine and installing enough of an operating system to read
>>     the interface firmware.  With a well-behaved supplier, we
>>     can even read the MAC address from a bar-coded label on the
>>     carton before opening it.
> Right, and you can register DUIDs without ever touching the machine,
> by making the machine's user do it in a web browser before they get
> access to the network.   Both solutions are easy; what distinguishes
> them is simply that they are different, and you may already have
> implemented one of them, and thus prefer it to the other.
So every device without a web browser and a competent user is STILL
without a solution?

Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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