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IPv6Now ResourcesEasy IPv6: The Lookup Book - a convenient reference to IPv6 technical definitions.
The Standard newsletter - see past editions.
IPv6 standards documents (RFCs) from the Internet Engineering Task Force.
Useful IPv6 and IPv4 links.
- IPv6Now Tunnels FAQ
How tunnels work, how to install them on Windows, Macs, Linux and BSD machines, and a troubleshooting guide.
- The IPv6 Prefix Primer
A brief, easy-to-follow guide to IPv6 notation, prefixes and subnetting, by Karl Auer, IPv6Now Technical Manager.
- The Six Fundamental Benefits of IPv6
Easier management of networks, end-to-end connective integrity, unconstrained address abundance, platform for innovation and collaboration, integrated interoperability and mobility, improved security features.
- IPv4 Exhaustion: Are You
You've probably seen a few of those IPv4 depletion counters ticking ominously away towards zero address hour, but what are they based upon, and why do they matter?
- IPv6 Primer
IPv4 has almost reached its use-by date. Nearly all possible IPv4 addresses have been allocated to networks and computers - and unlike telephone numbers, when you run out of IP addresses you can't just add another digit.
- IPv6 Myths
The more people learn, the more they realise that IPv6 is not merely a way to avoid the address space crunch, it is also a path to innovation and new opportunities. But along with good information, bad information is out there, and some tenacious myths are causing unwarranted concern.
- IPv6 Advantages
The benefits of the Internet are drawn directly from the interoperability created by use of the Internet Protocol, leading to a large "network effect". Because IPv6 will greatly increase the size and range of devices connected to the Internet, the benefit of the network effect will increase accordingly.
- IPv6 Capabilities
The basic carriage and management services of IPv4 all have their equivalents in IPv6. However IPv6 offers enhanced and additional capabilities: vastly increased address space, fixed 40-byte headers, autoconfiguration, IPsec support, end-to-end transparency, attribute extension headers, anycasting, mobileIPv6, flow label QoS.