dhclient with IPv6 and PD hints - updated for 4.3.3
the.lists at mgm51.com
Mon Aug 29 15:35:18 UTC 2016
>On 4/8/2014 at 10:01 PM BjÃ¸rn Mork wrote:
>>|"Mike." <the.lists at mgm51.com> writes:
>>|> On 4/4/2014 at 2:08 PM Mike. wrote:
>>|> |What is the configuration file syntax to request a prefix
>>|> |of a size other than a /64?
>>|> |Comcast recently fired up IPv6 dual stack in my area. The
>>|> |IA-PD request gives me a /64 delegation.
>>|> |If I specify that I want a /60 in the PD hints, then Comcast
>>|> |will delegate a /60 prefix to me so that I can split it up
>>|> |into /64 for my subnets
>>|> |Only, I cannot seem to find out how to get the ISC dhclient
>>|> |program to request the /60 via a PD hint.
>>|> |What am I overlooking?
>>|Looking at the code there doesn't seem to be any way to
>>|Unless you have an existing lease, the request will be for
>>|::/0, i.e. whatever the server defaults to.
>>|You might be able to hack it to do what you want by
>>|creating a lease file with a suitable prefix-length.
>Based upon your suggestion, I looked at a couple of options
>and decided to precede in this direction.
> Prefix delegation preference patch for ISC-DHCP IPv6 client
> http : //archive.mgm51.com/sources/pd-pref.html
>Thanks again for your reply.
I've updated my patch to work with the 4.3.4 release.
The URL is the same, but now supports TLS (and TLSA)
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