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Re: IPv6 end user addressing
From: William Herrin <bill () herrin us>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 00:30:05 -0400

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 11:43 PM, Chris Adams <cmadams () hiwaay net> wrote:
Once upon a time, William Herrin <bill () herrin us> said:
Even on a server lan you'll occasionally want to plug in a PC for
diagnostics without having to poke in an IP address by hand.

Actually, nobody should be plugging any random device into my server
LANs, and I certainly don't want to encourage it by having it work (even
if just for IPv6).

When I send someone on site to do work for me, I don't want to have to
prepare excessive instructions on how to connect their laptop to the
local LAN. I want to say, "This switch, this port" and then move on to
the actual work I sent them there to do.

You're welcome to run your shop your way.

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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