IPv6 New Features


What does IPv6 bring?

The new ip protocol, ipv6 protocol comes with some new features beside it. The features that come with IPv6 are:

• Longer address space,
• New security properties,
• Basic header structure,
• Improved QoS,
• Automatic address assignation,
• ICMPv6,
• Mobility,
• Extensibility.

Let’s say something about each of this new coming features with IPv6.

To start with longer address space, we can see that the new ip protocol IPv6 has 128 bits address space. It is very long than the previous ip protocol IPv4.

Secondly, we said that some new specifications about security. These are:

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