At the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
Describe the use of address autoconfiguration in IPv6.
Describe the states of an autoconfigured address and their relation to preferred and valid lifetimes.
Describe the types of autoconfiguration.
Explain the details of the stateless address autoconfiguration process.
Describe the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6), its message structure, and messages.
Distinguish between DHCPv6 stateless and stateful operation.
Describe the automatically configured addresses for a host using the IPv6 protocol for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista.
One of the most useful aspects of IPv6 is its ability to automatically ...