Global Transition Of Internet Protocol

2594 Words May 3rd, 2016 11 Pages
A Global transition to Internet Protocol version 6 is initiated. The government and organizations understand the benefits of this new protocol and are making change plans. The Information technology industry is undergoing a massive transformation. This research paper would outline the migration, transformation, and configuration of Internet Protocol version 6 from Internet Protocol version 4. Currently; we are close to exhausting a lot of our options regarding current Internet Protocol version 4 addresses. The new Internet Protocol version 6 replacement will alleviate this issue. Various transition techniques are being used today. The progression to IPv6 from IPv4 will be an avant-garde process. During the progression, the two protocols are expected to go together for years. This sequence requires intercommunication between IPv6 nodes across IPv4 zones. This is being addressed by the Internet Engineering Task Force and Internet Protocol version 6 Operations Working Group. It also requires transition mechanisms for IPv6 hosts and routers to enable IPv6 and IPv4 communications. There would be supplemental security features, simplified router process, and multicasting.

Internet Protocol
The Internet Protocol is used to specify the addressing scheme and technical format of packets for computers for the purpose of network communication. The networks combine IP with a higher-level protocol known as TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol). This protocol creates…
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