The switch from Internet Protocol version four to Internet Protocol version six is a hot topic on TechRepublic. If you're still unsure what this change really means, stay tuned. Bill Detwiler shares answers from industry experts on five basic IPv6 questions.
The switch from IPv4 to IPv6 is a hot topic on TechRepublic. If you're still unsure what this change really means, stay tuned. In this IT Dojo video, I share answers from industry experts to five basic IPv6 questions.
Since TechRepublic members had lots of questions about Ip-v-6, Michael Kassner, one of our Network Administration bloggers, interviewed experts at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) and Command Information--a private company which provides Internet services. We've used the material from those interviews for this video.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window. For more information on IPv6, check out the following downloads and articles from Kassner and others:
- 10+ answers to your questions about IPv6 (on which this video is based)
- IPv6: Where to begin?
- IPv6: What is Internet Protocol?
- IPv6: Why is it needed?
- IPv6: Security concerns
- IPv6: Tips for transitioning
- IPv6: Who's in charge?
- Are you ready for the next version of IP?
- IPv6 and IPv4 mixed mode nodes inevitable
- All major Linux distros compliant with IPv6 mandates
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