Chapter 10

IPv6 Addressing Formats and Rules


Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • Why is IPv6 addressing needed?

  • How are IPv6 addresses represented?

Key Terms

This chapter uses the following key terms. You can find the definitions in the Glossary.

dual stack

Network Address Translation 64 (NAT64)


Introduction (10.0)

Kishori meets Rina for lunch again. Kishori is excited to tell Rina all that she has learned about IPv4 addresses. Rina congratulates her and asks her if she has heard about IPv6. IPv6? Kishori has no idea what IPv6 is! Do you? Let me help you out with that. Let’s get started with this chapter!

IPv4 Issues (10.1)

This section examines the reasons for the ...

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