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Re: v6 subnet size for DSL & leased line customers

  • From: Joe Maimon
  • Date: Wed Dec 26 16:40:40 2007

Tony Li wrote:

On Dec 26, 2007, at 8:26 AM, Leo Bicknell wrote:

It's unlikely that it will matter. In practice, ICMP router discovery died a long time ago, thanks to neglect. Host vendors didn't adopt it, and it languished. The problem eventually got solved with HSRP and its clone, VRRP.

Its been available from microsoft since windows2000, and according to documentation, on by default. I am not quite sure this can be blamed on vendors as opposed to users.