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Re: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?
From: Ray Soucy <rps () maine edu>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 20:12:56 -0500

I would like to understand how you think RA is broken, and how you
think that it could be improved.

You have made some bold statements, but we lack the context to
understand their meaning.

On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 7:11 PM, Masataka Ohta
<mohta () necom830 hpcl titech ac jp> wrote:
Ray Soucy wrote:

After reading some of your work on end-to-end multihoming, I think I
understand some of what you're trying to say.  My problem is that
while you seem to have a very strong academic understanding of
networking, you seem to be ignoring operational realities in

To your surprise, my opinion is partially based on my
experience about 10 years ago as a CTO of a commercial
ISP, which offered secure public WLAN service with IP

Security and mobility stacks were implemented on BSD and

We successfully performed smooth handover experiment at a
racing circuit with a car moving at 260km/h.

       (in Japanese)

which is why I know delay caused by SLAAC is annoying.

Though no commercial IPv6 service was offered, we received
government funding and implemented end to end multihoming
with mobility over IPv6 without ND. Public trial was offered:

       (in English)

                                               Masataka Ohta

Ray Soucy

Epic Communications Specialist

Phone: +1 (207) 561-3526

Networkmaine, a Unit of the University of Maine System

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