Chapter 15. IP-HTTPS

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

  • Describe the purpose of IP-HTTPS in Windows.

  • Describe the structure of IP-HTTPS traffic.

  • Describe the components and process of an IP-HTTPS connection.

  • Describe how to manually configure IP-HTTPS settings.

Introduction to IP-HTTPS

Windows includes support for 6to4 and Teredo, which allow a Windows-based IPv6 node to send IPv6 traffic across the IPv4-only Internet. However, IPv4-encapsulated 6to4 traffic and IPv4 and User Datagram Protocol (UDP)-encapsulated Teredo traffic can be easily blocked by a number of methods, including the following:

  • Firewalls or routers that are attempting to minimize the allowed traffic from a point of access to the Internet (when directly ...

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