IPv6 is the Internet protocol of the future. Learn how to use it today. From a world expert on global internetworking, here is the authoritative yet accessible guide to IPv6, the network-layer protocol that will power the Internet and intranets in the next millennium. Packed with precise and detailed information derived from the final international standards, it shows how to internetwork IPv6 with Cisco Systems routers-based on Cisco's own strategic approach. Use this book as a self-study tutorial or a desktop reference. Either way, you'll find: a truly hands-on approach that applies to your daily work; Step-by-step guidance on migrating from IPv4 to IPv6; Full coverage of the IPv6-related protocols ICMPv6, RIPv6, IDRPv6, and BGP4+; Excellent troubleshooting help; Sample IPv6 packets, captured and analyzed in print and downloadable from a Web server. In particular, you'll learn how to use the powerful features of IPv6 for: REal-time transmission of live audio, video, and video-on-demand over the Internet; Mobile Internet access; Encrypted tunnels-the latest in network security. a Volume in the McGraw-HIll Series on Computer Communications.