IP version 6 Overview and the Dual Stack Transition Mechanism
This paper presents an overview of the Next Generation Internet Protocol: IPv6, with the intention to introduce one transition method and its implications for an embedded system. The current version of the Internet Protocol is version 4 (referred to as IPv4). This overview is intended to give the reader an overview of the IPv6 protocol. For more detailed information the reader should consult the documents listed in the reference section.