Running DHCPv6 relay without interfaces

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at
Thu Mar 14 17:59:40 UTC 2013

On Mar 14, 2013, at 1:46 PM, <sthaug at> wrote:
> You're *way* more optimistic about IPv6 multicast than I am. I think
> we'll live with our DHCP relays for IPv6 just as for IPv4.

To be clear, relays are _required_ for off-link DHCPv6, because the client has to use a site-local address. You can use multicast to get the packet from the relay to the server, but not from the client to the server, unless they are on the same link.

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