Chapter 4 -- The IPv6 Header

Chapter 4

At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the structure of an IPv6 packet.
  • List and describe the fields in the IPv4 header.
  • List and describe the fields in the IPv6 header.
  • Compare and contrast the fields in the IPv4 header with the fields in the IPv6 header.
  • List and describe each IPv6 extension header.
  • Describe the IPv6 maximum transmission unit (MTU).
  • Describe the new pseudo-header used for upper-layer checksums.


Understanding IPv6
Understanding Ipv6
ISBN: 0735612455
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 124
Authors: Joseph Davies

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