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 From:  Andrew White <andywhite at gmail dot com>
 To:  Egbert Jan <egbert at vandenbussche dot nl>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] native IPV6 needs dhcp6c
 Date:  Thu, 29 Apr 2010 15:35:20 +0100
switching on RA on the WAN if using pppoe will not cause an announce to the
ISP as it's a tunnel interface., it should be quite safe to do this on a
pppoe interface (this is what I did to find my  lan subnet).


On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Egbert Jan <egbert at vandenbussche dot nl> wrote:

> Andy, Ray,
>
> IMHO dhcpdc *IS* needed to accept the PD RA advertisement from the ISP.
> Switching om RA om the WAN side of Monowall will act as ISP and advertise
> instead of listen. Or am I completely wromg here?
> Maybe I should just test that bij connecting the modem (Vigor120 in
> PPPoE->PPPoA bridge mode) to the Soekris running Monowall and reconfigure
> for PPPoE. Unfortunately I have only one ADSL line here and can only test
> when nobody is at home except myself...
>
> Egbert Jan
>
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: Andrew White [mailto:andywhite at gmail dot com]
> > Verzonden: donderdag 29 april 2010 14:47
> > Aan: Egbert Jan
> > CC: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > Onderwerp: Re: [m0n0wall-dev] native IPV6 needs dhcp6c
> >
> >
> > My last comment on this outside of the forums because it's
> > important these questions are asked on the forums as others
> > will learn from the thread , it's searchable (including
> > google) and others can contribute.
> >
> >
> > You may not need to do anything at all.
> >
> > m0n0wall supports ipv6 via a number of mechanisms including ppp/pppoe.
> >
> > DHCP-PD is an aide to help configure your LAN side
> > addressing, but more than likely they will announce your
> > subnet down your ppp tunnel, or give you your assignment on
> > your support page after you login.  This being the case,
> > m0n0wall will suggest an ip address based on receiving this
> > announcement if you enable RA on the WAN, and wait to receive
> > an announcement.
> >
> > DHCP-PD should only be required if you are given a different
> > home subnet on a regular basis, and reconfiguring your WAN
> > would be a pain, but that really would not be normal in an
> > ipv6 environment where you get a subnet associated with your UID.
> >
> > DUID's are supposed to be static according to the RFC's and
> > most OS's use the MAC address to form their DUID, but Windows
> > 7 , for example, doesn't.  AFAIK, MS don't clearly publish
> > their method for deriving their DUID (which is why you must
> > enter a DUID in dhcp6d for windows 7 systems, and just a MAC
> > for others).
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 6:32 PM, Egbert Jan
> > <egbert at vandenbussche dot nl> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Andy.
> > >
> > > Well.. the request is to put into the image what is
> > neccessary to get
> > > native Ipv6 going. I'm currently in a pilot for native IPv6 with
> > > prefix delegation on unnumbered link organized by XS4ALL a major
> > > player here in NL.
> > >
> > > Integration is needed for wide-dhcp6-client and radvd might need
> > > pacthing. The DHCP6 client needs a configuration file. Parameters
> > > should be set via the GUI. Logging what goes on is
> > essential as is a
> > > status display. ppp might need extensions to send/receive
> > IPV6CP. Also
> > > a unique but no-changing DUID must be created (or kept) in the
> > > confuguration. I would advise a type 3 DUID; only based on MAC
> > > address, or a choice of all three  types. ;-)
> > >
> > > I saw that it should be possible to use exec.php to add dhcp6c and
> > > config. I did not go thru that all, though... I took
> > another piece of
> > > (x86) hardware and installed OpenWRT 10.03. Got that working today.
> > > Still, when monowall becomes available, I will stay on that
> > platform.
> > > OpenWRT is quite new to me.
> > > It has a nice look and feel and there is a full commandline (ash in
> > > busybox). I must say that it rocks.
> > >
> > > I do not know how rigid the 8 Mb image size barrier is that you
> > > developers seem to have set for yourselves. With the newer
> > hardware it
> > > is hardly an issue anymore imho. OpenWRT formats whatever
> > extra space
> > > you have and uses unionfs to overlap. So I have plenty of
> > room on my
> > > 256 Mb IDE-Flashcard.
> > >
> > > HTH
> > > Egbert Jan
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > > > Van: Andrew White [mailto:andywhite at gmail dot com]
> > > > Verzonden: woensdag 28 april 2010 17:31
> > > > Aan: Egbert Jan
> > > > CC: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > > > Onderwerp: Re: [m0n0wall-dev] native IPV6 needs dhcp6c
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Can you post the feature request here ?  I might get some time to
> > > > look at this in the next 2-3 weeks, work permitting.
> > > >
> > > > Also, if you tried using dhcp6c , posting your results in
> > there too
> > > > ?
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Egbert Jan
> > > > <egbert at vandenbussche dot nl> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > It would be wonderful when dhcp6c could be in the 1.33 (or
> > > > a later...)
> > > > > release! With a posibility to configure via the
> > > > webinterface offcause!
> > > > > There is some activity already; there is an image that can
> > > > be uploaded
> > > > > via the exec.php page. This is cumbersome though...
> > > > >
> > > > > Any chance that dhcp6c is finding its way into Monowall???
> > > > >
> > > > > Egbert Jan
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
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