Chapter 8. IPv6

Chapter Outline

Introduction

8-1 Comparison of IPv6 and IPv4

8-2 IPv6 Addressing

8-3 IPv6 Network Settings

8-4 Configuring a Router for IPv6

8-5 IPv6 Routing

8-6 Troubleshooting the IPv6 Connection

Questions and Problems

Summary

Objectives

• Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of IPv6

• Define the structure of IPv6

• Understand the IPv6 addressing and its prefix

• Be able to represent the IPv6 with correct notation

• Be able to configure basic IPv6 on computers

• Be able to configure basic IPv6 on routers

• Recognize the IPv6 stateless autoconfiguration settings

• Be able to provide basic IPv6 troubleshooting

Key Terms

IPv6

IPng

datagram

IPsec

stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC)

full IPv6 address

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