Things to Know About IPv6 Addressing

October 27th, 2010

IPv6As the world comes closer to running out of IP addresses, we’re going to hear more about IPv6 which has more than 340,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 possible addresses (versus the piddly 4.3 billion currently allowed by IPv4). TechRepublic explains 10 things you might not know about IPv6 addressing, including just what ::1 means.


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