Chapter 18. IPv6 Addressing

This chapter covers the following topics:

Image IPv6 address structure

Image IPv6 address types

Image Neighbor Discovery Protocol

IPv6 is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP). The development of the protocol began in the early 1990s when it became clear that IPv4 address exhaustion was a real possibility. IPv6 is designed to have an enormous address space, which is its main advantage over IPv4. Unfortunately, the IPv6 protocol ...

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