Using DHCP only for DNS in IPv6

Paul Selkirk pselkirk at
Wed Mar 17 20:48:24 UTC 2010

> Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 01:53:30 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Andrew Daviel <advax at>
> I understand that it should be possible to use stateless 
> autoconfiguration with e.g. radvd in IPv6 to allocate addresses and 
> routing information, while using DHCP only for DNS, NTP etc.
> Is this possible in ISC dhcp ?

dhclient -6 -S

-S was added in 4.1.0.

> If so, can one use DDNS to update BIND with the client address ?

`man dhclient.conf` and/or `man dhcpd.conf`, look for the sections on
Dynamic DNS.


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