Chapter 2. IPv6 Overview

This chapter assumes the reader is very familiar with IPv4 addressing and operation. IPv6 is an extension of IP addressing with several advanced features:

Image Larger address space.

Image Simpler header for increased router efficiency.

Image No more broadcasts.

Image Stateless autoconfiguration.

Built-in support for Mobile IP.

Built-in support ...

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