IPv6 Confusion

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at niif.hu
Tue Feb 17 17:21:24 UTC 2009

On Tue, 17 Feb 2009, Carl Rosevear wrote:

> So, I understand the main concepts behind IPv6.  Most of my peers understand.  We all have a detailed understanding of most things IPv4.  I have Googled and read RFCs about IPv6 for HOURS.  That said, to quickly try to minimize people thinking I am an idiot who asks before he reads, I need some answers.  First of all, several of my friends who feel they are rather authoritative on the subject of things network-related have given me conflicting answers.  So what's the question? ...
> How does IPv6 addressing work?

If you are interested about the addressing architecture only, have a look 
at RFC 4291: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4291

If you want to have some allocation guidelines from experiences, have a 
look at these slides:

Best Regards,

Janos Mohacsi
Network Engineer, Research Associate, Head of Network Planning and Projects
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