By Joseph Davies

Now up-to-date for home windows Server 2008 and home windows Vista, this advisor can provide in-depth technical details on net Protocol model 6 (IPv6). IPv6 vastly improves on IPv4, the present protocol, through significantly expanding the variety of to be had addresses and by means of including improvements for protection, multimedia site visitors administration, routing, and community configuration. Written through a well-liked writer and networking professional, this reference info the protocol, from its beneficial properties and merits to its packet constitution and protocol methods. It additionally describes how one can migrate to IPv6-based internetworking, with pointers on coexistence with IPv4-based platforms, DHCP, DNS, and routing infrastructure. It discusses how IPv6 is supported via the home windows Server 2008 family members of working structures and home windows Vista. contains significant other CD with absolutely searchable e-book and different references.

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This requirement provides a standards-based solution for network protection needs and promotes interoperability between different IPv6 implementations. IPsec consists of two types of extension headers and a protocol to negotiate security settings. The Authentication header (AH) provides data integrity, data authentication, and replay protection for the entire IPv6 packet (excluding fields in the IPv6 header that must change in transit). The Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) header and trailer provide data integrity, data authentication, data confidentiality, and replay protection for the ESP-encapsulated payload.

414 Table C-8: IPv6 Link Layer RFCs and Internet Drafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 414 Table C-9: IPv6 Routing RFCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 Table C-10: IPv6 Transition Technologies RFCs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415 Table G-1: Defined Values for the Scope Field for IPv6 Multicast Addresses . . . . . 509 Table G-2: Typical Values of the Next Header Field in the IPv6 Header.

510 Table G-4: IPv6 Maximum Transmission Units (MTUs) for Common LAN and WAN Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510 Table G-5: ICMPv6 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510 Table G-6: ICMPv6 Destination Unreachable Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511 Table G-7: ICMPv6 Parameter Problem Messages. . . . . . . . . . .

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