New Features of IPv6

What are the IPv6 Benefits?

The new IP Protocol, IPv6 Protocol comes with some new features beside it. These new features brings manay benefits together with IPv6. What are these IPv6 Benefits? In this lessons, we will focus on Features coming withh IPv6 and IPv6 Benefits.


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There are some new features that come with IPv6. These new IPv6 features are given below:

  • Longer address space
  • New Security Properties
  • Basic header structure
  • Improved QoS
  • Automatic Address Configuration
  • ICMPv6
  • Mobility
  • More Efficient Routing
  • Protocol Extensions


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


To start with the first IPv6 Benefit, it is 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.


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


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