Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Links

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Internet Protocol
Domain name System
Regional Internet Registry
Number Resource Organization
IP Address Exhaustion

NSA Links

IPv6 Fact Sheet
IPv6 Router Security Configuration Supplement
Security for IPv6 Routers


Earl Carter, IPv6 - What's New
IPv6 Addressing
Transition to IPv6


IPv6 Library
IPv6 Network

Internet Address Authorities

Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
Number Resource Organization (NRO)

The Internet Society

RFC 2460, Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification
RFC 2461, Neighbor Discovery for IP Version 6 (IPv6)
RFC 2462, IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
RFC 2463, Internet Control Message Protocol for IPv6 (ICMPv6) for IPv6
RFC 2553, Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6
RFC 3041, Privacy Extensions for Stateless Address Autoconfiguration in IPv6
RFC 3306, Unicast-Prefix-based IPv6 Multicast Addresses RFC 3315, DHCPv6
RFC 3596, DNS Extensions to Support IP Version 6
RFC 3697, Flow label specifications
RFC 3775, Mobile IPv6
RFC 3972, Security Addressing
RFC 4193, New Address Types
RFC 4291, IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture
RFC 4291, Address architecture
RFC 4294, Node requirements
RFC 4301, IP layer security (IPsec)

Other Internet Resources
ARIN IPv6 Wiki The IPv6 Portal
IPv6 Forum
IATAC Article on IPv6
Asr Technica everything you need to know about IPv6 By Iljitsch van Beijnum
Hurricane Electric Free IPv6 Tunnel Broker
Hurricane Electric IPv6 Certification
North American IPv6 Task Force Moonv6
European Institute for Research and Strategic Studies in Telecommunications
China State Key Laboratory, IPv6 Backbone Topology
Russian National IPv6 Forum