RFC 4361 vs. RFC 6939

Ted Lemon Ted.Lemon at nominum.com
Mon Sep 9 13:08:15 UTC 2013

On Sep 9, 2013, at 8:20 AM, Nicolas C. <dhcp at nryc.fr> wrote:
> We have dual-stack hosts using dynamic DHCP + DNS so we experience this "identifiers mix" between DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. I was hoping for RFC 4361 clients in the near future, should I have to wait for RFC 6939 routers instead?

Nobody ever made it a bullet item in an RFQ, so it never happened.   Updating your routers to support RFC 6939 is indeed probably easier, although by no means certain either.   If you want this stuff, you have to beat up your vendors, and not just passively wait!   :)

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