IPv6 - The network protocol of the future

G. Fairhurst*

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Abstract

IPv4 is the network protocol of the current Internet, defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force, IETF. This paper describes the IETF's successor to IPv4, known as IPv6. It examines why we may now need this, and describes some implications of changing the Internet to use IPv6.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 4th Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems - Proceedings, ASMS 2008
Pages7-12
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Dec 2008
Event2008 4th Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems, ASMS 2008 - Bologna, Italy
Duration: 26 Aug 200828 Aug 2008

Conference

Conference2008 4th Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems, ASMS 2008
CountryItaly
CityBologna
Period26/08/0828/08/08

Keywords

  • Future internet
  • IPv6
  • Network-layer

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    Fairhurst, G. (2008). IPv6 - The network protocol of the future. In 2008 4th Advanced Satellite Mobile Systems - Proceedings, ASMS 2008 (pp. 7-12). [4620230] https://doi.org/10.1109/ASMS.2008.7