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Re: v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers
* Leo Bicknell: > In a message written on Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 12:43:45AM -0500, Kevin Loch wrote: >> RA is a shotgun. All hosts on a segment get the same gateway. I have >> no idea what a host on multiple segments with different gateways would >> do. Hosting environments can get complex thanks to customer > > I would like to point out that in IPv4 we have ICMP Router > Advertisement messages. I have never seen them used on a production > network. I know one of the worries is security, that a compromised host > could send out advertisements, drawing traffic to it that it can then > snoop and pass on to the real gateway. DHCP and ARP face the same issue. That's why "one host per subnet" is so appealing.