IPv6 Resources

This is a page I am using to keep track of various articles and RFCs I’ve found useful regarding IPv6. It is by no means complete, please use the comments section if you wish to submit other pages/links you find of interest. All links should open in a new window.


RFC4291 – IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture
RFC6164 – Using 127-Bit IPv6 Prefixes on Inter-Router Links
RFC3627 – Use of /127 Prefix Length Between Routers Considered Harmful
RFC6177 – IPv6 Address Assignment to End Sites
RFC4193 – Unique Local IPv6 Unicast Addresses
RFC4192 – Procedures for Renumbering an IPv6 Network without a Flag Day
RFC5375 – IPv6 Unicast Address Assignment Considerations
RFC3879 – Deprecating Site Local Addresses
RFC6147 – DNS64: DNS Extensions for Network Address Translation from IPv6 Clients to IPv4 Servers
RFC3315 – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)
RFC3646 – DNS Configuration options for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for IPv6 (DHCPv6)

IETF Drafts:

DHCPv6 Redundancy considerations
DHCPv6 Failover requirements


Network World – Jeff Doyle on IP Routing
Network World – One less reason to adopt IPv6?
Geoff Huston – The ISP Column – Dual Stack Esotropia
The Cable Guy – DHCPv6 Protocol
ITWorld – Google deploys IPv6 for internal network (white paper here)
IETF DHCPv6 failover/redundancy presentation (pdf)

Other resources:

The Internet Society – Deploy360 Programme
Infoblox – IPv6 Centre of Excellence
CircleID – IPv6 Home Page


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