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IPv6 clearly explained / Peter Loshin.

By: Loshin, PeterMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Boston : Academic Press, c1999. ISBN: 0124558380Subject(s): TCP/IP (Computer network protocol)DDC classification: 004.62 LOC classification: TK5105.585
Contents:
1. Why Upgrade the Internet Protocol? -- 2. A Brief Introduction to TCP/IP Internetworking -- 3. What's Wrong with IPv4? -- 4. The Roads to IPng -- 5. The Shape of IPv6 -- 6. IPv6 Addressing -- 7. IPv6 Extension Headers -- 8. IPv6 Routing -- 9. IPv6 Authentication and Security -- 10. Related Next-Generation Protocols -- 11. Autoconfiguration and Mobile IP -- 12. IPv6 Transition Strategies -- 13. IPv6 Solutions -- App. A. Index to IPv6-Related RFCs -- App. B. Selected RFCs.
Summary: IP, the Internet Protocol, is arguably the most important single networking standard in the world today. IP is integral to networking on, and off, the Internet. It figures prominently in both Novell's and Microsoft's flagship networking products. Over 20 years old, the current specification for IP, version 4, is starting to show its age. IPv6 Clearly Explained offers a clear and distinct introduction to IPv6 for experienced network professionals as well as administrators, managers, and executives who will be coping with the upgrade. This book explains why IPv4 needs to be replaced, how IPv6 come to be, and how IPv6 actually works. This book also offers a guide to vendors who already offer IPv6-compliant software and hardware solutions.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

1. Why Upgrade the Internet Protocol? -- 2. A Brief Introduction to TCP/IP Internetworking -- 3. What's Wrong with IPv4? -- 4. The Roads to IPng -- 5. The Shape of IPv6 -- 6. IPv6 Addressing -- 7. IPv6 Extension Headers -- 8. IPv6 Routing -- 9. IPv6 Authentication and Security -- 10. Related Next-Generation Protocols -- 11. Autoconfiguration and Mobile IP -- 12. IPv6 Transition Strategies -- 13. IPv6 Solutions -- App. A. Index to IPv6-Related RFCs -- App. B. Selected RFCs.

IP, the Internet Protocol, is arguably the most important single networking standard in the world today. IP is integral to networking on, and off, the Internet. It figures prominently in both Novell's and Microsoft's flagship networking products. Over 20 years old, the current specification for IP, version 4, is starting to show its age. IPv6 Clearly Explained offers a clear and distinct introduction to IPv6 for experienced network professionals as well as administrators, managers, and executives who will be coping with the upgrade. This book explains why IPv4 needs to be replaced, how IPv6 come to be, and how IPv6 actually works. This book also offers a guide to vendors who already offer IPv6-compliant software and hardware solutions.

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