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O'Reilly OnLamp.com: Introduction to IPv6

May 27, 2001, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hubert Feyrer)

If you've been curious about IPv6, this guide provides a look at the advantages and differences from IPv4: "Assuming a basic understanding of how today's IPv4 works, this article is intended as an introduction to the IPv6 protocol. The changes in address formats and name resolution are covered. After that, it is shown how to use IPv6 -- even if your ISP doesn't offer it -- by using a simple-yet-efficient transition mechanism called 6to4. The goal is to to get online with IPv6, giving example configurations for BSD Unix and Linux."

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