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Routing TCP/IP, Volume II (CCIE Professional Development) by Jeff Doyle, Jennifer DeHaven Carroll

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Chapter 8. IP Version 6

This chapter covers the following key topics:

Design Goals of IPv6—This section covers IPv6’s design goals: enable scalable networks, ease configuration, and maintain security.

Current State of IPv6—This section covers the standards and drafts that are available, vendor support or announced support, and customer-driven applications that will begin demanding its implementation.

IPv6 Packet Format—This section covers the IPv6 packet format, which includes the large, hierarchical IPv6 addresses and headers that enable routers to efficiently process the packet.

IPv6 Functionality—This section covers IPv6 functionality, including automatic router discovery, dead neighbor detection, automatic host configuration, and ...

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