Chapter 28. Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Hosts

IPv6 hosts act like IPv4 hosts in many ways, using similar ideas, similar protocols, and even similar or identical commands for the same purpose. At the same time, IPv6 sometimes takes a much different approach than does IPv4, using a much different solution with a new protocol or command. For example:

Image Similar to IPv4, IPv6 hosts use a unicast address, prefix length (mask), default router, and DNS server.

Image Similar to IPv4, IPv6 uses a protocol to dynamically learn the MAC address of other hosts in ...

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