Going to IPv6 isn't going to be easy
Aug 04, 2010, 17:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"Recently, I've been writing a lot about IPv6, the next
generation of the Internet Protocol that makes the Internet and
most home and business networks go. Now, like it or lump it, we,
starting with our businesses and mobile devices and eventually our
home networks, are all going to have to move to IPv6.
"That is going to be a major pain, especially for network
administrators, but as I've been working more with IPv6 I've
discovered other problems. A lot of network equipment out there
can't actually handle IPv6.
"Oh, the vendors may say that it supports IPv6, but the truth is