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IPv6 : the new Internet protocol

Author: Christian Huitema
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed. [pbk.]View all editions and formats

This text outlines improvements to the Internet which will expand the bandwidth of the Internet and allow faster transmission of high density files such as multimedia. Internet Protocol is a basic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Huitema
ISBN: 013241936X 9780132419369
OCLC Number: 824669655
Notes: Includes index.
Includes glossary.
Description: viii, 247 pages
Contents: 1. Introduction. Preparing for a Decision. Two Years of Competition. The New Specifications. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 2. The Design of IPv6. The IPv6 Header Format. From Options to Extension Headers. The Evolution of ICMP. Impact on the Upper Layers. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 3. Routing and Addressing. Address Architecture. Multicasting and Anycasting. Provider Selection. Intradomain Routing. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 4. Plug and Play. Autoconfiguration. Address Resolution. Advanced Features. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 5. Bringing Security to the Internet. Encryption and Authentication. Key Distribution. Usage of IPv6 Security. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 6. Real-time Support and Flows. An Elusive Specification. Supporting Reservations. Modern Handling of Multimedia. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 7. Transitioning the Internet. Dual-Stack Strategy. Building the 6-Bone. Connecting End Stations. Points of Controversy. Further Reading. 8. A Provisional Conclusion. The Right Solution. The Right Time. The Future Will Tell. Glossary.
Responsibility: Christian Huitema.


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