Tag Archives: ipv6

Podcast Spotlight — Software Gone Wild

Today’s podcast spotlight goes to Software Gone Wild. This is a newer podcast hosted by our friend Ivan Pepelnjak. The topics are focused on the growing pains the networking industry is experiencing and various forms of automation that are attempting … Continue reading

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Podcast Spotlight — The Class-C Block

This podcast spotlight goes to The Class-C Block. I am little embarrassed to admit it, but I just stumbled on to this podcast a couple of months ago. Although this show is infrequent in comparison to other similar podcasts, it … Continue reading

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Podcast Spotlight — The IPv6 Show

As many PacketU readers know, I spend a lot of time commuting. That also equates to a ton of time listening to technology Podcasts. One podcast that I recently discovered is simply called The IPv6 Show. This podcast is the … Continue reading

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Using IPvFoo to Determine IPv4 and IPv6 Site Connections

I’ve been running IPv6 off and on for a couple of years on my home network. I’m always curious how the deployment of IPv6 has progressed and have previously monitored my traffic using NetFlow and NFSen. Desiring a more immediate … Continue reading

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Could the IoE be the Killer App for IPv6?

A good part of Cisco Live was the discussion around the Internet of Everything, or IoE. Cisco believes that we have only networked about 1% of what will be networked. The remaining 99% represents devices that are yet to be … Continue reading

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IPv6–The Cyclical Discussion

I think everyone knows (or should know) that IP version 4 is on its way out. The real question is when it will happen. Moreover, when will IPv6 become mainstream, reach a tipping point, and render IPv4 less relevant. This entire … Continue reading

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Enabling IPv6 on the ASA

One of the things that IPv6 brings back to the Internet is the ability to do real end-to-end addressing.  With IPv4, one of the conservation mechanisms that gained wide acceptance was NAT or Network Address Translation.  This allowed for the … Continue reading

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What Does IPv4 Depletion Mean for My Business?

If you aren’t in the technical arena, you may have not realized that we are out of addresses for the current protocol used on the Internet. Even if you are in a technology role, it is likely that you may … Continue reading

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IPv6 Address Types

One of the challenges and sources of confusion for those learning IPv6 is the types of addresses. IPv6 has 3 main types of addresses. Those familiar with IPv4 will be already be familiar with Unicast, Multicast and Broadcast addressing. For … Continue reading

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Some Things to Ask Your ISP About IPv6

There has been a lot of discussion in the blogosphere about the IPv4 depletion issue, also know as IPocalypse. I would be quick to point out that this is not really an apocalyptic event in that it is more of … Continue reading

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IPv6–Will it Bring Back a Peer-to-Peer Internet?

So I have heard for years that we are running out of IP addresses. I have also heard for years that IPv6 is “just around the corner”. So what is the hold up? What will be the driving factor for … Continue reading

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