Why was the Ipv6 protocol introduced?

Q.  Why was the Ipv6 protocol introduced?
- Published on 19 Oct 15

a. IP security
b. Better Quality of Service support
c. Larger address space (128-bit in Ipv6, compared to the 32-bit address space in Ipv4)
d. All of the above

ANSWER: All of the above


  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 16 Oct 15

      IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol.

      - IPv6 was the developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to deal with the long anticipated problem of IPv4.

      - IPv6 provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

      - IPv6 provides larger addressing space. It increase the address size from 32 bits to 128 bits.

      - It provides network layer security and better quality of service support.

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