“IPv4 works fine, and I have plenty of IPv4 addresses in my IP space for my company, so we don't need to upgrade to IPv6.”
—Anonymous person living in North America
The IPv6 Internet is currently in deployment worldwide. This chapter describes how the IPv6 Internet is built and how to connect to it. After reading this chapter, you will be able to describe the 6bone, its purposes, its architecture, and its addressing. You also will understand how your organization can become a pseudo-TLA on the 6bone, and you will learn the routing policy on the 6bone.
You will also understand policy allocation and how addresses are allocated on the production IPv6 Internet by the regional Internet registries (RIRs) to ...