Chapter 16. Deploying IPv6

At the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the major planning issues for deploying IPv6 on an existing IPv4-only intranet for platform and application support, connectivity, name resolution, security, and prioritized delivery.

  • List and describe the major steps to deploying IPv6 connectivity on an IPv4-only intranet.

Introduction

Chapter 1 through Chapter 15 describe IPv6 from the protocol definition, protocol operation, and security perspectives. Although much of this information is well known by IPv6 experts, few enterprise networks have the experience of deploying IPv6 on a large scale. This chapter describes the planning issues and the major steps for deployment of IPv6 connectivity on ...

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