RA messages have AdvManagedFlag. If this flag is ON then host "should use stateful autoconfiguration to obtain addresses" (RFC 2462). But RA messages are processing by the kernel. How do we know that ...
RFC 2462 specifies: 5.5.2. Absence of Router Advertisements If a link has no routers, a host MUST attempt to use stateful autoconfiguration to obtain addresses and other configuration ...
So I know that there are extensions to SLAAC in the works to enable DNS discovery via RAs (RFC 6106). But what was the original intent? How did the IPv6 designers envision things working without ...
I am reading RFC 2460 about IPv6 and it says that "the packet is discarded if Hop Limit is decremented to zero.", so that is to say that if a router decrements a packet's Hop Limit to 0, other another ...