IPv6 Hands-On

Some of your questions that will be answered by this book:


  • How does the IPv6 protocol header differ from IPv4?
  • Which elements are still used in IPv6 and what is the reason for changes in terminology?
  • What are Extension Headers, which information do they convey and how and when are these extensions being used in IPv6?
  • What is the structure of an IPv6 address and which parts are being used for public routing and how?
  • What are the changes in the support protocols such as ICMP and what happened to ARP in an IPv6 environment?
  • What is a Link-Local Address and how is that address obtained / generated?
  • What is the process and the purpose of Stateless Autoconfiguration and how does a terminal / application obtain an IP address in IPv6?
  • How do routing protocols such as RIP and OSPF operate and where are they used?
  • Which are the security mechanisms provided with IPv6 and how is IPSec used for authentication and ciphering?
  • How can Interworking with IPv4 and the migration from IPv4 be accomplished?
  • What is the difference of the various tunneling mechanisms, such as Teredo, 6to4 and others and where are they used?
  • What is Mobile IPv6, how does it operate and where is it used?
  • How and where is IPv6 being used in 3GPP networks such as UMTS and LTE / SAE?

Who should acquire this book?

  • Test engineers who need to understand IPv6-features and their implications in detail.

  • Designers of IPv6 network domains who require a deep inside view of the various enhancements.

  • Anyone who need to understand the IPv6 terminology, features, addressing and routing mechanisms and the applicability in future networks.

Product Details:

  • Paperback / ebook
  • 290 Pages
  • over 106 Illustrations and Tables
  • ISBN 978-3-936273-80-9
  • Price Paperback: Euro 249.- (net)

  • Price eBook: Euro 199.- (net)

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