At the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
Describe the IPv6 address space, and state why the address length of 128 bits was chosen.
Describe IPv6 address syntax, including zero suppression and compression and prefixes.
Enumerate and describe the function of the different types of unicast IPv6 addresses.
Describe the format of multicast IPv6 addresses.
Describe the function of anycast IPv6 addresses.
Describe how IPv6 interface identifiers are determined.
Describe how to perform bit-level subnetting on the subnet identifier portion of a unicast IPv6 address prefix.
List and compare the different addressing concepts between IPv4 addresses and IPv6 addresses.
The most obvious distinguishing ...