At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe the use of address autoconfiguration in IPv6.
- Describe the states of an autoconfigured address and their relation to preferred and valid lifetimes.
- Describe the types of autoconfiguration.
- Explain the details of the stateless address autoconfiguration process.
- Describe the automatically configured addresses for a host running the IPv6 protocol for the Windows .NET Server 2003 family and Windows XP.