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 the two methods which are described in the following section.
- The first method requires manual configuration by the user. If the user knows the IPv6 address of the destination IPv6 host, they can manually use that to establish an IPv6 session to that host from their dual-stack host. Although this . . .
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