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IPV6 Part 2 – Formats and special addresses

IPV6 Part 2 – Formats and special addresses

IPV6 Reduced Complexity IPV6 networking reduces the complexity of address planning and assigning addresses to networks. Instead of using a wide variety of IPV4 subnet lengths, it is best practice to use some standard prefix lengths to simplify things. IPV6 should be a breath of fresh air to those who toil with the scarcity constraints […]

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IPV6 Part 1 – An introduction

IPV6 Part 1 – An introduction

IPv6 can be simpler and more efficient that IPv4 If the length of an IPV6 address looks scary and you think that the learning curve to ramp up to IPV6 will be too steep, take a deep breathe. Learning IPV4 concepts was JUST as hard originally. After a few hours, it all makes sense. IPV6 […]

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Virtual Hosting Concepts – Bridges as Switches

Virtual Hosting Concepts – Bridges as Switches

The virtual networking we will focus on here will all be Linux based as we only use Linux for virtualization at Host Africa.¬†Virtual networking or Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the way we set up networks in cloud environments. SDN is a method to provide the same functionality in a virtual environment as you can […]

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