Book “IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses – An Introduction” now available

ipv4 and ipv4 addresses - an introduction

The book gives an introduction in the Internet Protocol addresses as they are specified for IPv4 and IPv6. The emphasis build the different address types, their application and management. The book supports you in your understanding of the different concepts and in your planning.

The book covers following content:

Basic Terms

The OSI Model

Numeral Systems


– Ethernet Addresses

The Internet Protocols (IP)

IP Addresses

– General Structure of IP Addresses
– IP Address Types in General

IPv4 Addresses

– Representation of IPv4 Addresses
– Subnet Mask
– Local Address Tables
– IPv4 Address Types and their Use
– IPv4 Address Ranges

IPv6 Addresses

– Textual Representation of IPv6 Addresses
– General Structure of IPv6 Addresses
– IPv6 Unicast Addresses
– IPv6 Anycast Addresses
– IPv6 Multicast Addresses
– Required IPv6 Addresses for Nodes and Routers
– Scopes and Zones of IPv6 Addresses
– Special Purpose IPv6 Addresses
– Reserved IPv6 Address Blocks

Management and Assignment of IP Addresses

– Manual IPv6 Address Assignment
– Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment
– Static IPv6 Address Assignment
– Dynamic IPv6 Address Assignment
– Global Management and Assignment of IPv6 Addresses
– IPv6 Autoconfiguration
– Multihoming

IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses

IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses


The book is available as print on demand book or as ebook in different formats.

schlager communications services GmbH publishes books and offers seminars on IPv4 and IPv6 as well as other communications technologies.


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