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Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition

By Joseph Davies

Published by Microsoft Press

Published Date: Jun 15, 2012


Your essential guide to deploying IPv6 on Windows networks

Get in-depth technical information to put IPv6 technology to work—including networks with hardware running Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Written by a networking expert, this reference explains IPv6 features and benefits, and provides detailed information to help you implement this protocol. You’ll learn best practices for using IPv6 services in your Windows network, whether you’re an IT professional, a network administrator, or an IT student.

Discover how to:

  • Use Windows features and tools to implement IPv6 on your network
  • Set up a test lab to experiment with IPv6 configuration and functionality
  • Understand dynamic routing and the IPv6 routing protocols
  • Use IPv6 transition technologies to support both IPv4 and IPv6 during deployment
  • Implement IPv6 security features and measures
  • Deploy native IPv6 connectivity to an IPv4-only intranet
  • Apply best practices from the Microsoft corporate network case study
  • Test your understanding of IPv6 concepts with end-of-chapter quizzes

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to IPv6
  • Chapter 2: IPv6 Protocol for Windows
  • Chapter 3: IPv6 Addressing
  • Chapter 4: The IPv6 Header
  • Chapter 5: ICMPv6
  • Chapter 6: Neighbor Discovery
  • Chapter 7: Multicast Listener Discovery and MLD Version 2
  • Chapter 8: Address Autoconfiguration
  • Chapter 9: IPv6 and Name Resolution
  • Chapter 10: IPv6 Routing
  • Chapter 11: IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Chapter 12: ISATAP
  • Chapter 13: 6to4
  • Chapter 14: Teredo
  • Chapter 15: IP-HTTPS
  • Chapter 16: NAT64/DNS64
  • Chapter 17: IPv6 Security Considerations
  • Chapter 18: DirectAccess
  • Chapter 19: Deploying IPv6 on an Intranet
  • Chapter 20: IPv6 on the Microsoft Corporate Network
  • IPv6 RFC Index
  • Testing for Understanding Answers
  • Setting Up an IPv6 Test Lab
  • IPv6 Reference Tables
  • Link-Layer Support for IPv6
  • Windows Sockets Changes for IPv6
  • Mobile IPv6
  • Teredo Protocol Processes
  • Glossary

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ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-5914-8

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