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Cisco Self-Study: Implementing IPv6 Networks (IPV6) by Régis Desmeules

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Connecting to the Production IPv6 Internet

As mentioned, the deployment of the production IPv6 Internet started in July 1999 when the RIRs allocated production IPv6 spaces to very large providers.

The core of the production IPv6 Internet already exists. It is small compared to the current IPv4 Internet, but it has been growing steadily. The production IPv6 Internet is very similar to its equivalent in IPv4.

IPv6 ISPs exchange traffic in the NAPs such as in IPv4, and they provide connectivity to customers.

The following sections briefly cover these topics:

  • Basic steps to become an IPv6 provider on the production IPv6 Internet

  • IPv6 support needed in NAP for the exchange of routes by IPv6 providers

  • Things customers should understand when they get ...

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