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Cisco Self-Study: Implementing IPv6 Networks (IPV6) by Régis Desmeules

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NUMBERS
2001::/16.

The address space assigned by the IANA for the production IPv6 Internet.

2002::/16.

The address space assigned by the IANA for the 6to4 mechanism.

3ffe::/16.

The address space assigned by the IANA for the 6bone.

6bone.

A virtual IPv6 backbone made of native IPv6 links and IPv6-over-IPv4 tunnels. The 6bone is a test-bed network used to validate standards, test IPv6 implementations, experiment with network IPv6 services, provide feedback to protocol designers, and validate operational procedures. See RFCs 2471, 2772, and 2921.

6to4.

Involves automatic tunneling of IPv6 packets over IPv4 (a point-to-point link) between 6to4 routers. 6to4 is a transition and coexistence mechanism that provides a /48 prefix to a 6to4 site within the ...

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