Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition: Methodologies for Institutional and Corporate Networks

John J. Amoss, Daniel Minoli

December 6, 2007 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 248 Pages - 64 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849385162 - CAT# AU8516


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  • Addresses the migration and macro-level scalability requirements
  • Discusses IPv6 network constructs, AutoConfiguration techniques, and the suite of IPv6 and related protocols
  • Describes IPv6 enterprise/institutional network migration scenarios and coexistence issues
  • Examines scenarios and techniques for introducing IPv6 into carrier networks
  • Explores application aspects of IPv6 transition, issues related to mobile environments, and security in IPv6 networks
  • Summary

    The implementation of IPv6 is essential to the continued growth of the Internet and the development of new applications. The Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Methodologies provides a wealth of best practices and procedures that will help corporations plan and implement a smooth transition to IPv6.

    A blueprint for successful transition, the Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition—

    • Provides a tutorial of IPv6 addressing capabilities
    • Looks at IPv6 network constructs, specifically key routing processes
    • Examines IPv6 autoconfiguration techniques and the suite of IPv6-related protocols
    • Discusses all the major IPv6 enterprise/institutional network migration mechanisms as well as coexistence issues
    • Identifies the various elements in the network and what migration role they will need to play in order to support the transition
    • Surveys the application and security aspects of the IPv6 transition
    • Offers the first reference in many years to address the migration and macro-level scalability requirements to support the DoD/DISA/GAO drive for an IPv6-based U.S. Government