IPv6 Mandates: Choosing a Transition Strategy, Preparing Transition Plans, and Executing the Migration of a Network to IPv6 / Edition 1

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Here's the guide you need for a smooth transition to IPv6. While every enterprise will have some individual issues to manage, this guide will help you decide on a transition strategy, develop a plan, execute it, and verify progress. You'll understand the common tasks and recognize the risks and limitations of IPv6. Follow the guidelines, use the checklists, and you will find that making the transition is no longer intimidating; in fact, it may even require fewer resources than you anticipate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470191194
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/10/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Karl Siil is a Senior Research Engineer, Development and Program Manager on SRI International's C4ISR team, where he leads development efforts in Information Assurance for the Engineering and Systems Division. He is an expert in both IPv6 and the OMB-mandated Federal transition and a frequent speaker on the subject of IPv6 transition.

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Table of Contents



Part One: Starting with the Basics.

Chapter 1: What Is IPv6?

Chapter 2: Demystifying IPv6.

Chapter 3: The Current IPv6 Landscape.

Part Two: Planning Your Transition.

Chapter 4: Choosing When to Make A Transition and How.

Chapter 5: Creating Your Transition Plans.

Chapter 6: Defining the Transition Preparation Steps.

Chapter 7: Identifying Common Transition Preparation Tasks.

Chapter 8: Defining the Transition Execution Steps.

Chapter 9: Defining the Transition Verification Steps.

Chapter 10L Factoring IPv6-Specific Risks and Limitations into Your Plans.

Part Three: Easing Your Transition.

Chapter 11: Knowing What Assets You Have.

Chapter 12: Selecting an Enterprise Transition Strategy.

Chapter 13: Using Pilot Programs to Facilitate Your IPv6 Transition.

Part Four: Managing After Transition.

Chapter 14: Understanding That Your Network Isn’t New.

Chapter 15: Managing IPv4 and IPv6 on the Same Network.

Chapter 16: Maintaining Eternal Vigilance.

Appendix A: Answers to the Testing Your Knowledge Questions.


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