Quick snap-shot of IPv6 scenarios and features supported in RRAS

Hi All, In Longhorn, Routing and remote access server role supports IPv6 (in addition to IPv4). In this blog, I will give a quick summary on what are the scenarios that are supported and what changes are required to enable the same. This will also help you to decide a roll-out plan to enable you to migrate…

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Broadband connections and DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation in Windows Vista

Some Microsoft customers and partners have enquired about the support for Requesting-Router behaviour of DHCPv6 Prefix Delegation in Windows Vista. I have also seen attempts by some vendors to use prefix delegation to assign IPv6 addresses to Broadband/PPPoE interfaces. In this post, I’ll clarify our view of prefix delegation and outline the support available for…

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Vista: How PPPv6 support works?

I have seen lots of email coming around on how IPv6 supports works on WAN links in Vista. Or in other words how PPPv6 works Lets start by some fundamentals first: PPP is the protocol which is normally used to connect to your ISP over dial-up links (i.e. PPP over dialup) OR broadband networks  (i.e. PPP over Ethernet) OR to…

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Vista/WS08: Frequently asked questions on IPv6 support for remote access scenarios (RAS)

Hi, In this blog, I am giving quick FAQ on RAS IPv6 support in Vista and Longhorn Server   IPv6 How do we support IPv4 and IPv6? First a little background: After you establish a VPN connectivity, you have two interfaces on your client machine – one is your Internet interface (i.e. like Ethernet, PPPoE, PPP…

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