Chapter 11. IPv6 Transition Technologies

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

  • List and describe the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition criteria.

  • List and describe the different types of nodes.

  • List and describe the use of each type of transition address.

  • Describe the mechanisms for IPv4 and IPv6 coexistence.

  • List and describe the types of tunneling configurations.

  • Describe configured and automatic tunneling.

  • Describe the purpose and configuration of the PortProxy component in Windows.


Protocol transitions are not easy, and the transition from Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is no exception. Protocol transitions are typically deployed by installing and configuring the new protocol on ...

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