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Use Kea DHCP(v6) instead of ISC DHCP(v6)
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Let's consider using ISC Kea instead of ISC DHCP

Perhaps we can get more complete support through migration

This is just a draft, if we can really improve the situation by replacing ISC, I don't see any reason why we shouldn't consider moving

There seems to be no officially packaged Kea on the existing Debian package system, which probably means that if we want to migrate to Kea, we'll need to maintain a package ourselves

This is a packaged code repository for isc-kea found upstream, but only 1.7.5-1, not the latest version, and may serve as a reference


Difficulty level
Normal (likely a few hours)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)

Event Timeline

jack9603301 renamed this task from Use Kea DHCP instead of ISC DHCP to Use Kea DHCP(v6) instead of ISC DHCP(v6).Tue, Feb 16, 8:56 AM
jack9603301 created this task.
jack9603301 changed the subtype of this task from "Bug" to "Feature Request".
jack9603301 triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Wed, Feb 17, 11:32 AM

DHCPd shold be vonsistent for both v4 and v6 - running different daemons is simply bad.

@dmbaturin @zsdc Perhaps we could discuss the possibility of changing the dhcp(v6) server to a better server (and what feature changes might exist), which I hope will address the older ISC's better support for interfaces such as PPPOE and the latest dhcp(v6) standard

Viacheslav changed Difficulty level from Unknown (require assessment) to Normal (likely a few hours).Mon, Feb 22, 10:34 AM