IPv6 Confusion

Michael Dillon wavetossed at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 18 16:29:53 CST 2009


>  I have Googled and read RFCs about IPv6 for HOURS.

Hours? Is that all?

> How does IPv6 addressing work?

The best overview that I know of is here:
<http://www.getipv6.info/index.php/IPv6_Addressing_Plans>
It is mostly summarised from a thread on the NANOG mailing list.

Don't assume that an IPv4 expert can give you good advice on IPv6.
Many IPv4 experts have only a marginal understanding of v6. Do your
own research. Go to Barnes and Noble, spend a couple of months with
Google, and check out the other pages on the website above.

--Michael Dillon




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