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  • Intel IWD 1.6 Wireless Daemon Released With MAC Randomization, Per-Network MAC Addresses

    Phoronix: Intel IWD 1.6 Wireless Daemon Released With MAC Randomization, Per-Network MAC Addresses

    Intel open-source developers have released IWD v1.6 as their open-source, embedded-friendly wireless daemon for Linux systems as an alternative to WPA_Supplicant...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...D-1.6-Released

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    That's very good, but I'm wondering if the developers thought of some kind of protection when using IPv6 ?
    I would like to see some kind of option to complete disable making and IPV6 address from the MAC address.
    And if I enable this feature then the IPv6 address should be made from the randomized MAC address.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Danny3 View Post
      That's very good, but I'm wondering if the developers thought of some kind of protection when using IPv6 ?
      I would like to see some kind of option to complete disable making and IPV6 address from the MAC address.
      And if I enable this feature then the IPv6 address should be made from the randomized MAC address.
      By default IWD doesn't handle ip addresses, it is usually done by NetworkManager/connman/networkd/dhcpcd.

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