CHAPTER 13IPv6

The CompTIA Network+ certification exam expects you to know how to

• 1.3 Identify the following address formats: IPv6

• 1.5 Identify common IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols, such as link state, distance vector, and hybrid

To achieve these goals, you must be able to

• Discuss the fundamental concepts of IPv6

• Describe IPv6 practices

• Implement IPv6 in a TCP/IP network

The Internet developers wanted to make a networking protocol that had serious longevity, so they had to define a large enough IP address space to last well beyond the foreseeable future. They had to determine how many computers might exist in the future, then make the IP address space even bigger. But how many computers would exist in the future? Keep in mind that ...

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