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IPv6 Stateless Auto Configuration in Windows 7

One of the really cool features included in IPv6 is the ability for host machines to auto configure their IP address and gateway. Although this was present in IPv4, it was limited to link-local, non-routable addressing (169.254.x.x). IPv6 provides the equivalent of DHCP within it’s design, but with a few twists. Let’s look at how …

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