Difference Between IPv4 and IPv6 ( Computer Networks ) IPv4 V/s IPv6
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- Adresses are 32 bit (4Bytes) in Length.
- Header Des Not Identify Packet Flow.
- Checksum Field is Available in Header.
- Options Field are Available in Header.
- Manual Configuration of IP Adresses and DHCP is required to configure the IP Adress.
- Broadcast Messages are Available.
- IPSec are Optional and Should be Supported Externally.
- Must Support a 576 bytes packet size.
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is available to map IPv4 addresses to MAC addresses.
For IPv6 :
- Adresses are 128 bit (16 bytes) in Length.
- Packet Data Flow Identification is Available in IPv6.
- No Checksum Field in Header.
- No Options Field are Available but Extension Headers are Available.
- Does Not Required Manual Configuration or DHCP.
- Broadcast Message are Not Available in IPv6. Instead a Link Local Scope all nodes multicast address is used for broadcast.
- IPSec Support is not Optional.
- Must Support a 1280 bytes packet size.
- ARP is replaced with Neighbour Discovery Protocol.