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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Why IPv6?

    1. The History of IPv6

    2. What's New in IPv6?

    3. Why Do We Need IPv6?

    4. Common Misconceptions

    5. When Is It Time for IPv6?

    6. IPv6 Around the World

    7. IPv6 Status and Vendor Support

    8. References

  2. Chapter 2 The Structure of the IPv6 Protocol

    1. General Header Structure

    2. The Fields in the IPv6 Header

    3. Extension Headers

    4. References

  3. Chapter 3 IPv6 Addressing

    1. The IPv6 Address Space

    2. Address Types

    3. Address Notation

    4. Prefix Notation

    5. Global Routing Prefixes

    6. Global Unicast Address

    7. Special Addresses

    8. Link- and Site-Local Addresses

    9. Anycast Address

    10. Multicast Address

    11. Required Addresses

    12. Default Address Selection

    13. References

  4. Chapter 4 ICMPv6

    1. General Message Format

    2. ICMP Error Messages

    3. ICMP Informational Messages

    4. Processing Rules

    5. The ICMPv6 Header in a Trace File

    6. Neighbor Discovery (ND)

    7. Autoconfiguration

    8. Network Renumbering

    9. Path MTU Discovery

    10. Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)

    11. Multicast Router Discovery (MRD)

    12. References

  5. Chapter 5 Security with IPv6

    1. General Security Concepts

    2. General Security Practices

    3. IPsec Basics

    4. IPv6 Security Elements

    5. Overview of New IPsec RFCs

    6. Interaction of IPsec with IPv6 Elements

    7. IPv6 Security "Gotchas"

    8. Enterprise Security Models for IPv6

    9. References

  6. Chapter 6 Quality of Service

    1. QoS Basics

    2. QoS in IPv6 Protocols

    3. Using QoS

    4. References

  7. Chapter 7 Networking Aspects

    1. Layer 2 Support for IPv6

    2. Detecting Network Attachment (DNA)

    3. References

  8. Chapter 8 Routing Protocols

    1. The Routing Table

    2. RIPng

    3. OSPF for IPv6 (OSPFv3)

    4. BGP-4 Support for IPv6

    5. Additional Routing Protocols for IPv6

    6. References

  9. Chapter 9 Upper-Layer Protocols

    1. UDP/TCP

    2. DHCP

    3. DNS

    4. SLP

    5. FTP

    6. Telnet

    7. Web Servers

    8. References

  10. Chapter 10 Interoperability

    1. Dual-Stack Techniques

    2. Tunneling Techniques

    3. Network Address and Protocol Translation

    4. Comparison

    5. Integration Scenarios

    6. Case Studies

    7. What Is Missing?

    8. Security Aspects

    9. Applications

    10. Cost of Introduction

    11. Vendor Support

    12. References

  11. Chapter 11 Mobile IPv6

    1. Overview

    2. The Mobile IPv6 Protocol

    3. ICMPv6 and Mobile IPv6

    4. Mobile IPv6 Communication

    5. Security

    6. Extensions to Mobile IPv6

    7. References

  12. Chapter 12 Get Your Hands Dirty

    1. Linux

    2. BSD

    3. Sun Solaris

    4. Macintosh

    5. Microsoft

    6. Cisco Router

    7. Applications

    8. Description of the Tests

  1. Appendix RFCs

    1. General RFC Information

    2. Drafts

    3. RFC Index for IPv6

  2. Appendix IPv6 Resources

    1. Ethertype Field

    2. Next Header Field Values (Chapter 2)

    3. Reserved Anycast IDs (Chapter 3, RFC 2526)

    4. Values for the Multicast Scope Field (Chapter 3, RFC 4291)

    5. Well-Known Multicast Group Addresses (Chapter 3, RFC 2375)

    6. ICMPv6 Message Types and Code Values (Chapter 4, RFC 2463)

    7. QoS in IPv6 (Chapter 6)

    8. Multicast Group Addresses and Token Ring Functional Addresses (Chapter 7)

    9. OSPFv3 Messages and the Link State Database (Chapter 8)

    10. BGP-4 Message Types and Parameters (Chapter 8)

    11. DHCPv6 and Multicast Addresses for SLP over IPv6 (Chapter 9)

    12. Mobile IPv6 (Chapter 11, RFC 3775)

  3. Appendix Recommended Reading

  4. Colophon