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Old 12-12-2012, 09:11 AM   #1
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IPV6 Changes - How do they affect me?

Hi all,

Just wondering if IPV6 is something that I'll have to worry about with my home network, the internet and in general?

Will I have to change anything or will it mostly just happen without me noticing? Maybe I'm using it already?

I can easily remember my IPV4 addresses at home, will a day come when I'll have to assign new addresses?

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Here is a reasonable explanation.


Note, you can check out web sites withe a tool on this site.

Linux systems in the past two years ( at least ) have been shipping with IPv6 running.

Home routers are another problem. If you are renting it from your ISP, I would think the ISP will upgrade them when necessary. If you own it, you will find some sites you can not get to, when they drop IPv4 support.
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