cra at WPI.EDU
Wed Nov 4 16:35:20 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 09:23:22AM -0500, Glen R. J. Neff wrote:
>> What do i need running in my system? I've read about router
>> advertisement and dhclient. Do I need these two to make dhcp work? I'm
>> confused. Hope someone can clear it up.
> DHCPv6 can be in much the same way as you'd have used DHCP in a v4
> environment, ie, use it to assign, an IP, subnet mask, default router,
> DNS, domain info, etc.
Nope. DHCPv6 can *not* be used to assign a subnet mask (prefix) or
default router. You need a router that sends Router Advertisement
messages for that.
So you need both a DHCPv6 server and a RA daemon/router.
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