Internet Protocol version 6 uses different packets for different functions. While delving into the details on all of these packets is beyond the scope of the ROUTE exam, it is important to have some basic understanding of the packet formats and what these packets are used for. In this section, the following IPv6 packets will be described:
- The IPv6 Packet Header
- The Hop-by-Hop Options Header
- The Routing Header
- The Fragment Header
- The Destination Options Header
The IPv6 Packet Header
Each IPv6 packet contains a . . .
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