En jämförande studie av IPv4 och IPv6

by Harnell, Jonas; Alemayehn, Yonatan

Abstract (Summary)
The Internet protocol of today has been used for over 20 years. A new version of the protocol has been developed to replace the old one. This is a direct result due to the explosive growth of the usage of the Internet. This follows by new demands which needs new solutions. This report brings up the old protocol IPv4, the new protocol IPv6 and shows what kind of changes that has been developed to meet the users demand.The report brings up two important aspects; internet security and mobility. To show the important changes within these areas, the report compares the old protocol with the new one. Furthermore, the report also studies the world’s greatest test environment to this date. The aim of this is to show how the protocol behaves in reality and thereby get an insight to the specific areas that needs to be illustrated. To conclude the report, there is a broad discussion regarding the future of the two protocols and how this may effect the Internet in a future perspective.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Växjö universitet

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:10/17/2005

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