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Planning for IPv6

Book Description

IP address depletion has been talked about for years: now it has finally happened. There are no new IP address blocks to be had. Now network administrators need to do what they've put off for years: understand IPv6 and make the transition. This ebook shows you how to plan your transition to IPv6.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Preface
    1. Audience
    2. About This Book
    3. Assumptions This Book Makes
    4. Contents of This Book
    5. Conventions Used in This Book
    6. Using Code Examples
    7. Safari® Books Online
    8. How to Contact Us
    9. Acknowledgments
  3. 1. The Business Case
    1. The Inevitable Business Case Discussion
      1. The Human Capacity for Predictions and the Business Case of Evolution
      2. IPv6 Has No Immediate Business Case for Many
      3. IPv6 Has an Immediate Business Case for Some
      4. What You Lose If You Don’t Invest in IPv6
      5. Where Does Time Pressure Come From?
    2. Opportunities of IPv6 Integration
      1. How to Save Money when Integrating IPv6
      2. When You Outsource
    3. Summary
    4. Quote
  4. 2. Planning for IPv6
    1. Business Relevance
    2. What Are You Talking About?
      1. Core to Edge
      2. Edge to Core
      3. IPv6 Islands
    3. Planning and Deployment Methodologies
      1. How to Get Started
        1. Use existing change processes
        2. Network health and reality check
      2. Create an IPv6 Governance and Project Team
      3. Education and Consulting
      4. High-Level Concept
      5. Mind the Apps
    4. Ways to Get There
      1. Define IPv6 Requirements
      2. Network Assessment
      3. Evaluate Vendors, Products, and Service Providers
      4. Build Labs and Pilots
      5. Refine Your High-Level Strategy and Define Low-Level Deployment Plans
      6. The Golden Rule Set
    5. Choices and Designs
      1. Routing and Routing Protocols
        1. IGPs
        2. EGPs
      2. Address Plan
        1. What is new?
        2. Global addresses versus ULAs
        3. Network-level design approaches
        4. Configuration of interface IDs
      3. Security Design
        1. Is IPv6 more secure than IPv4?
        2. IPv6 security design
        3. Issues to watch for
      4. Procedures
        1. Using directory services for controlling access
      5. DNS Design
      6. Management Concept
      7. Address Management
      8. The Inevitable Word on NAT
      9. Summary
  5. 3. Integration and Transition Technologies
    1. Overview of the Integration and Transition Technologies
    2. Available Mechanisms
      1. Dual-Stack
      2. MPLS
      3. Tunneling
        1. 6to4
        2. 6rd
        3. ISATAP
        4. Teredo
        5. Tunnel broker
      4. NAT and Translation
        1. NAT terminology
        2. Large-Scale NAT
        3. NAT464
        4. DS-Lite
        5. Stateless NAT64
        6. Stateful NAT64 and DNS64
        7. NAT-PT
      5. How Can IPv6 Clients Reach IPv4 Content?
      6. Load Balancing
    3. Summary
  6. A. References
    1. References
  7. About the Author
  8. Colophon
  9. Special Upgrade Offer
  10. Copyright