Understanding the IPv6 (Internet Protocol, version 6)

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Learn about the concepts, benefits, and industry compliance of this next-generation Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).


FTA “…The next-generation protocol, Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), is the future of the Internet. Learn how IPv6 compares to Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), understand the version 6 address formats, discover the benefits of IPv6, and learn which IT products comply with this new standard.

Every day, more and more businesses reach out to their customers over the Internet. This increase in Web-based business has created immense demand for Internet addresses. Currently, most Web sites use IPv4 networking, but this protocol is running out of address space…”

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.