Chapter 16. NAT64/DNS64

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

  • Describe the need for NAT64/DNS64 and its limitations.

  • Describe the process of name resolution and traffic exchange through NAT64/DNS64.

  • Describe the use of NAT64/DNS64 in Windows Server 2012 and the ways to configure it.

Introduction to NAT64/DNS64

In a predominantly IPv4-based world, IPv6-only nodes or applications sometimes need to initiate communications by name with an IPv4-only node or with an IPv4-only application running on a dual-stack node. Examples include a DirectAccess client that is on the Internet or an IPv6-only application. To facilitate this type of communication, what is required is an IPv6-to-IPv4 translation solution that ideally requires ...

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