What is IPv6 and What Role Does it Play in Network Design?

Begin Learning Cyber Security for FREE Now!

FREE REGISTRATION
Already a Member Login Here

Deeply describe IPv6 and the role it plays in modern advanced network design.


IPv6 is the abbreviation for “Internet Protocol Version 6”. It’s the upgraded version and successor to IPv4, the first application used in the Internet and still in current use. It’s an Internet Layer protocol for packet-switched internetworks. The predominant motive for the redesign of Internet Protocol is the projected IPv4 address exhaustion. IPv6 was specified in December 1998 by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) with the publication of an Internet standard specification, RFC 2460.

IPv6 also applies new features that simplify elements of address assignment (stateless address auto configuration) and network renumbering (prefix and router announcements) when…

View Topics

Our Revolution

We believe Cyber Security training should be free, for everyone, FOREVER. Everyone, everywhere, deserves the OPPORTUNITY to learn, begin and grow a career in this fascinating field. Therefore, Cybrary is a free community where people, companies and training come together to give everyone the ability to collaborate in an open source way that is revolutionizing the cyber security educational experience.

Support Cybrary

Donate Here to Get This Month's Donor Badge

 

Cybrary|0P3N

Is Linux Worth Learning in 2020?
Views: 630 / December 14, 2019
How do I Get MTA Certified?
Views: 1206 / December 12, 2019
How much does your PAM software really cost?
Views: 1646 / December 10, 2019
How Do I Get into Android Development?
Views: 2031 / December 8, 2019

We recommend always using caution when following any link

Are you sure you want to continue?

Continue
Cancel