“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.”
—Thomas Watson, CEO of IBM, 1943
This chapter examines in detail Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) for IPv6 and path MTU discovery (PMTUD) for IPv6. It also examines in depth the mechanisms in Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) such as the replacement of the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) in IPv4, stateless autoconfiguration, prefix advertisement, duplicate address detection (DAD), and prefix renumbering. Then you will be able to describe the use of Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IPSec, and Mobile IP with IPv6.
After Chapter 2, “IPv6 Addressing,” which covered enabling IPv6 on the Cisco router and having configured ...