LinuxDays 2019

Fabian Thorns

Fabian Thorns is the Director of Product Development at Linux Professional Institute, LPI. He is M.Sc. Business Information Systems, a regular speaker at open source events and the author of numerous articles and books. Fabian has been part of the exam development team since 2010.

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IPv6 Addressing and Automatic Configuration

With IPv6 becoming available on more and more internet connections, knowledge about IPv6 addresses and the various ways to automatically configure them is becoming increasingly important.

This talk explains the various kinds of IPv6 addresses (Unicast, Anycast, Multicast), their scopes and their components. We will also review the concepts of Stateless Address Autoconfiguration (SLAAC) and DHCPv6.