DHCPv6


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DHCPv6

(DHCP Version 6) The IPv6 version of DHCP, which supports the longer IP addresses. See DHCP and IPv6.
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This new version enhances PPPoE access concentration to include IPv6 functionality, including a DHCPv6 server.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) [1] and its modified form for IPV6 addressing DHCPV6 [2], rely on the use of centralized servers for ensuring unique IP address assignment.
The 6rd CE either includes the 6rd delegated prefix in its router advertisement out of its LAN-side interface so each home device can auto-configure its IPv6 address or runs a DHCPv6 server to assign IPv6 addresses from a 6rd-delegated prefix to home devices.
The DGS-3420 series also features IPv6 support, including IPv6 Tunnel, ICMPv6, DHCPv6 and RIPng.
Link IPv6 support includes IPv6 Tunnel, ICMPv6, IPv6 Neighbor Discovery, DHCPv6, RIPng, and OSPFv3.
Because the host is connected via IPv4-only access network, encapsulation and decapsulation of DHCPv6 [19] messages should be applied as well while communicating with DHCPv6 server.