SLAAC Introduction

Stateless Address Autoconfiguration is a part of the IPv6 standard, intended to allow hosts to configure themselves ('auto' means self; hence 'self-configure') on an IPv6 network. Essentially, when the device connect to the network, it sends a packet to the router requesting for the configuration parameters for the connection. Once the connection parameters are received, the device creates it's own address by combining it's hardware MAC address and the 64-bit prefix sent by the router. Lastly, but most importantly, it registers

SLAAC (last edited 2012-04-26 08:17:43 by haneefmubarak)