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In IPv6 , MAC is used to generate and ip address but..

Discussion in 'Networks' started by kobem, Dec 9, 2007.

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  1. kobem

    kobem Megabyte Poster

    in ipv4 ip address is assigned by ourselves or dhcp server ...
    in ipv6 there is an auto config mechanism and by utilizing MAC address , ip address is
    generated(produced) .

    and relating to note i read : "this(utilizing MAC address) would make tracking easier" , how ?

    because of MAC address doesn't change and unique ?

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  2. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

    Yes, MAC addresses are unique, well they should be anyway.
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