IPv6 technical overview
Why do we need IPv6?
Limitations of IPv4
Problems with RFC 1918
Problems with NAT
Problems with routing table growth
Other problems - security, authentication, QoS etc
How does IPv6 help?
Increase address space
More efficient, heirarchial routing
Provider based address allocation
IPSec authentication and encryption
Quality of Service
Automatic address configuration
New DNS abstraction - DNAME and A6 records
So how do we do it?
What's available now?
What's comming soon?
How do we drive the change?
How do we train staff?
How do we train our vendors and clients?
We're stuck with NAT for a long time yet
What have we done so far?
Currently installed systems and networks
How do we keep up with developments?
Pressure our vendors
Pressure our clients