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CCCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-105 Official Certification Guide, First Edition by Wendell Odom

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Chapter 28. Fundamentals of IP Version 6

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

1.0 Network Fundamentals

1.12 Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing

IPv4 has been a solid and highly useful part of the growth of TCP/IP and the Internet. For most of the long history of the Internet, and for most corporate networks that use TCP/IP, IPv4 is the core protocol that defines addressing and routing. However, even though IPv4 has many great qualities, it does have some shortcomings, creating the need for a replacement protocol: IP version 6 (IPv6).

IPv6 defines the same general functions as IPv4, but with different methods of implementing those functions. For example, both IPv4 and IPv6 define addressing, the concepts of subnetting ...

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