Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#561 new enhancement

IPv6 stateless configuration

Reported by: Jiri Svoboda Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: helenos/unspecified Version: mainline
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Currently we automatically configure a link-local IPv6 address. Add support for router solicitation / router advertisement in order to get:

  • network prefix / globally routable address
  • default router address
  • DNS server address


  • RFC 4862 IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
  • RFC 6106 IPv6 Router Advertisement Options for DNS Configuration

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Martin Decky, 10 years ago

See the feature branch where the functionality was (at least partially) implemented, but it hasn't been cherrypicked into mainline yet. The mainline has diverged from this feature branch in the meantime, but it can still serve as a proof-of-concept.

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