In this post we will take what we studied in part 1 and part 2 and apply them to deconstructing several IPV6 address examples. As noted an adapter can have more than one IPV6 address, so we will be looking at several different types of IPV6 addresses. While they are all IPV6 addresses, they serve different purposes. (more…)
In this post we will dive a bit deeper into Internet protocol version 6. This is where things can get a bit confusing, at least that was my experience when trying to figure it out.
I am taking a different tact from many of the articles and videos I have watched on the subject. So, for this post forget everything you know about IPV4. We will focus on IPV6, and I will not be discussing how it is similar or different from IPV4. (more…)
IPV6 addresses have been out there for awhile. They will, at some point in the future, replace IPV4 addresses. However, adoption of IPV6 has been progressing like a slow moving train at a traffic stop. There are a variety of reasons for this that I am not going to get into. The focus of this article is IPV6 from 10,000 feet or what the home user really needs to know about IPV6. (more…)