Table of contents for IPv6 essentials / Silvia Hagen.


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1.  W hy !Pv6?    .. ... .... ........ ..... ......                 1
The History of IPv6                                              3
What's New in IPv6?                                              4
Why Do We Need IPv6?                                             5
Common Misconceptions                                            8
When Is It Time for iPv6?                                       10
IPv6 Around the World                                           12
1Pv6 Status and Vendor Support                                  15
References                                                      16
2. The Structure of the IPv6 Protocol  ...............             17
General Header Structure                                        17
The Fields in the IPv6 Header                                   1.8
Extension Headers                                               22
References                                                      34
3.  Pv6 Addressing  ................                               35
The 1Pv6 Address Space                                          35
Address Types                                                   36
Address Notation                                                37
Prefix Notation                                                 38
Global Routing Prefixes                                         39
Global Unicast Address                                          40
Special Addresses                                               44
Link- and Site-Local Addresses                                  48
Anycast Address                                                 49
Multicast Address                                                   51
Required Addresses                                                  56
Default Address Selection                                          57
References                                                         58
4,  ICM Pv6  . . .. . .........................                        60
General Message Format                                              60
ICMP Error Messages                                                 64
ICMP Informational Messages                                         69
Processing Rules                                                    70
The ICMPv6 Header in a Trace File                                   71
Neighbor Discovery (ND)                                             73
Autoconfiguration                                                   87
Network Renumbering                                                 91
Path MTU Discovery                                                  92
Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)                                  93
Multicast Router Discovery (MRD)                                    98
References                                                          99
5.  Security  w ith  IPv6  . ... ...... ............ ......          .  101
General Security Concepts                                          101
General Security Practices                                         102
IPsec Basics                                                       103
IPv6 Security Elements                                             108
Overview of New IPsec RFCs                                         11 5
Interaction of IPsec with Pv6 Elements                             11.6
IPv6 Security "Gotchas"                                            116
Enterprise Security Models for IPv6                                122
References                                                         1.24
QoS Basics                                                         128
QoS in IPv6 Protocols                                              130
Using QoS                                                          135
References                                                         135
7.  Netw orking  Aspects......  ................. ....................   137
Layer 2 Support for IPv6                                           1.37
Detecting Network Attachment (DNA)                                 1 45
References                                                         146
8.  Routing  Protocols  .... . ....... .......................... ......  148
The Routing Table                                             149
RIPng    .                                                    152
OSPF for IPv6 (OSPFv3)                                        163
BGP-4 Support for IPv6                                        201
Additional Routing Protocols for IPv6                         214
References                                                    222
9.  Upper-Layer Protocols  . .. .................. .... .................  224
UDP/TCP                                                       224
DHCP                                                          226
DNS                                                           242
SLP                                                           247
FTP                                                           248
Telnet                                                        250
Web Servers                                                   250
References                                                    252
10.  Interoperabiity  ... ............ .... . ... ... .............. ....  255
Dual-Stack Techniques                                         255
Tunneling Techniques                                          256
Network Address and Protocol Translation                      278
Comparison                                                    284
Integration Scenarios                                         286
Case Studies                                                  288
What Is Missing?                                              301
Security Aspects                                              305
Applications                                                  305
Cost of Introduction                                          306
Vendor Support                                                308
References                                                    310
1.  M obile  lPv6  ......  ......... .........        ........    314
Overview                                                      315
The Mobile IPv6 Protocol                                     .319
ICMPv6 and Mobile IPv6                                        326
Mobile IPv6 Communication                                     329
Security                                                      336
Extensions to Mobile IPv6                                     337
References                                                    339
12. Get Your Hands Dirty            ....   ...                         341
Linux                                                              341
BSD                                                                343
Sun Solaris                                                        347
Macintosh                                                          348
Microsoft                                                          350
Cisco Router                                                       354
Applications                                                       359
Description of the Tests                                           359
A .  R FCs  ... ........ ...... ... ....... ..............       ..    365
.   Pv6  Resources  ...  .  .. .  . .  .   ..  .. .    . ...   .  ....  378
C   Recommended Reading ..          .......    .....      .....   .   406



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: TCP/IP (Computer network protocol)