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IPv6 Essentials
By Silvia Hagen
Publisher: O'Reilly
Pub Date: May 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-596-10058-2
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-59-610058-2
Pages: 436

Table of Contents  | Index

      Chapter 1.  Why IPv6?
      Section 1.1.  The History of IPv6
      Section 1.2.  What's New in IPv6?
      Section 1.3.  Why Do We Need IPv6?
      Section 1.4.  Common Misconceptions
      Section 1.5.  When Is It Time for IPv6?
      Section 1.6.  IPv6 Around the World
      Section 1.7.  IPv6 Status and Vendor Support
      Section 1.8.  References
      Chapter 2.  The Structure of the IPv6 Protocol
      Section 2.1.  General Header Structure
      Section 2.2.  The Fields in the IPv6 Header
      Section 2.3.  Extension Headers
      Section 2.4.  References
      Chapter 3.  IPv6 Addressing
      Section 3.1.  The IPv6 Address Space
      Section 3.2.  Address Types
      Section 3.3.  Address Notation
      Section 3.4.  Prefix Notation
      Section 3.5.  Global Routing Prefixes
      Section 3.6.  Global Unicast Address
      Section 3.7.  Special Addresses
      Section 3.8.  Link- and Site-Local Addresses
      Section 3.9.  Anycast Address
      Section 3.10.  Multicast Address
      Section 3.11.  Required Addresses
      Section 3.12.  Default Address Selection
      Section 3.13.  References
      Chapter 4.  ICMPv6
      Section 4.1.  General Message Format
      Section 4.2.  ICMP Error Messages
      Section 4.3.  ICMP Informational Messages
      Section 4.4.  Processing Rules
      Section 4.5.  The ICMPv6 Header in a Trace File
      Section 4.6.  Neighbor Discovery (ND)
      Section 4.7.  Autoconfiguration
      Section 4.8.  Network Renumbering
      Section 4.9.  Path MTU Discovery
      Section 4.10.  Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)
      Section 4.11.  Multicast Router Discovery (MRD)
      Section 4.12.  References
      Chapter 5.  Security with IPv6
      Section 5.1.  General Security Concepts
      Section 5.2.  General Security Practices
      Section 5.3.  IPsec Basics
      Section 5.4.  IPv6 Security Elements
      Section 5.5.  Overview of New IPsec RFCs
      Section 5.6.  Interaction of IPsec with IPv6 Elements
      Section 5.7.  IPv6 Security "Gotchas"
      Section 5.8.  Enterprise Security Models for IPv6
      Section 5.9.  References
      Chapter 6.  Quality of Service
      Section 6.1.  QoS Basics
      Section 6.2.  QoS in IPv6 Protocols
      Section 6.3.  Using QoS
      Section 6.4.  References
      Chapter 7.  Networking Aspects
      Section 7.1.  Layer 2 Support for IPv6
      Section 7.2.  Detecting Network Attachment (DNA)
      Section 7.3.  References
      Chapter 8.  Routing Protocols
      Section 8.1.  The Routing Table
      Section 8.2.  RIPng
      Section 8.3.  OSPF for IPv6 (OSPFv3)
      Section 8.4.  BGP-4 Support for IPv6
      Section 8.5.  Additional Routing Protocols for IPv6
      Section 8.6.  References
      Chapter 9.  Upper-Layer Protocols
      Section 9.1.  UDP/TCP
      Section 9.2.  DHCP
      Section 9.3.  DNS
      Section 9.4.  SLP
      Section 9.5.  FTP
      Section 9.6.  Telnet
      Section 9.7.  Web Servers
      Section 9.8.  References
      Chapter 10.  Interoperability
      Section 10.1.  Dual-Stack Techniques
      Section 10.2.  Tunneling Techniques
      Section 10.3.  Network Address and Protocol Translation
      Section 10.4.  Comparison
      Section 10.5.  Integration Scenarios
      Section 10.6.  Case Studies
      Section 10.7.  What Is Missing?
      Section 10.8.  Security Aspects
      Section 10.9.  Applications
      Section 10.10.  Cost of Introduction
      Section 10.11.  Vendor Support
      Section 10.12.  References
      Chapter 11.  Mobile IPv6
      Section 11.1.  Overview
      Section 11.2.  The Mobile IPv6 Protocol
      Section 11.3.  ICMPv6 and Mobile IPv6
      Section 11.4.  Mobile IPv6 Communication
      Section 11.5.  Security
      Section 11.6.  Extensions to Mobile IPv6
      Section 11.7.  References
      Chapter 12.  Get Your Hands Dirty
      Section 12.1.  Linux
      Section 12.2.  BSD
      Section 12.3.  Sun Solaris
      Section 12.4.  Macintosh
      Section 12.5.  Microsoft
      Section 12.6.  Cisco Router
      Section 12.7.  Applications
      Section 12.8.  Description of the Tests
      Section A.1.  General RFC Information
      Section A.2.  Drafts
      Section A.3.  RFC Index for IPv6
      IPv6 Resources
      Section B.1.  Ethertype Field
      Section B.2.  Next Header Field Values (Chapter 2)
      Section B.3.  Reserved Anycast IDs (Chapter 3, RFC 2526)
      Section B.4.  Values for the Multicast Scope Field (Chapter 3, RFC 4291)
      Section B.5.  Well-Known Multicast Group Addresses (Chapter 3, RFC 2375)
      Section B.6.  ICMPv6 Message Types and Code Values (Chapter 4, RFC 2463)
      Section B.7.  QoS in IPv6 (Chapter 6)
      Section B.8.  Multicast Group Addresses and Token Ring Functional Addresses (Chapter 7)
      Section B.9.  OSPFv3 Messages and the Link State Database (Chapter 8)
      Section B.10.  BGP-4 Message Types and Parameters (Chapter 8)
      Section B.11.  DHCPv6 and Multicast Addresses for SLP over IPv6 (Chapter 9)
      Section B.12.  Mobile IPv6 (Chapter 11, RFC 3775)
      Recommended Reading
   About the Author

IPv6 Essentials
IPv6 Essentials
ISBN: 0596100582
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 156
Authors: Silvia Hagen

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