With dual-stack implementations, while some hosts have the capability to use both the IPv4 and the IPv6 protocol stacks, they still require some help in deciding when to use the IPv6 protocol stack instead of the IPv4 protocol stack. Fortunately, this is possible using one of two methods, which are described as follows:
- The first method requires manual configuration by the user. If users know the IPv6 address of the destination IPv6 host, they can use that to establish an IPv6 session manually to that host from their dual-stack host. Although this method works well, it . . .
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