IPv6 : Theory, Protocol, and Practice

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The second edition of IPv6: Theory, Protocol, and Practice guides readers through implemetation and deployment of IPv6. The Theory section takes a close, unbiased look at why so much time and effort has been expended on revising IPv4. In the Protocol section is a comprehensive review of the specifics of IPv6 and related protocols. Finally, the Practice section provides hands-on explanations of how to roll out IPv6 support and services.

This completely rewritten edition offers updated and comprehensive coverage of important topics including router and server configuration, security, the impact of IPv6 on mobile networks, and evaluating the impact of IPv6-enabled networks globally. Pete Loshin's famously lucid explanations benefit readers at every turn, making Ipv6: Theory, Protocol, and Practice the best way for a large diverse audience to get up to speed on this groundbreaking technology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 187 x 235 x 35.56mm | 1,090g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1558608109
  • 9781558608108
  • 691,182

Table of contents

I Theory 1. The Disruptive Protocol 2. What's Wrong with IPv4? 3. Patching IPv4 4. The Road to Next Generation 5. IPv6 Transition Issues

II IPv6 Protocols 6. The IP Security Protocol (IPsec) 7. IPv6 Protocol Basics 8. IPv6 Addressing 9. IPv6 Options and Extension Headers 10. IPv6 Multicast 11. IPv6 Anycast 12. IPv6 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMPv6) 13. IPv6 Neighbor Discovery 14. IPv6 Routing 15. IPv6 Quality of Service (QoS) 16. IPv6 Autocon.guration 17. Mobile IPv6 18. IPv6 and DNS 19. Next Generation Protocols

III IPv6 Practice 20. IPv6 Transition Planning and Strategies 21. Con.guring IPv6 on Server Operating Systems 22. Con.guring IPv6 Routers 23. Practical IPv6 Security Solutions 24. Email and DNS Under IPv6 25. The Present and the Future of IPv6
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About Peter Loshin

Pete Loshin writes and consults about Internet protocols and open source network technologies. Formerly on staff at BYTE Magazine, Information Security Magazine and other publications, his work appears regularly in leading trade publications and websites including CPU, Computerworld, PC Magazine, EarthWeb, Internet.com, and CNN.Pete Loshin, Independent Consultant
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