Willem de Vries asked:
I am fairly familiar with setting-up IPv4 networks for bigger server configurations, only now I wanted to start familiarizing myself with doing the same for IPv6.
I have been Googling for the second night in a row for things like: IPv6 network design, IPv6 for dummies, etc. So far most things you find go on about why IPv6 and the amazing amount of numbers that we have now.
Yet I am looking for practical stuff, for example:
- what would be a good way to assign IP-number, as I understand it DHCP shouldn’t be the default course of action.
- How do other assignment methods work with DNS configuration?
- what would be a good or standard way of dividing the network in to sub-nets? (database, application, web servers spread over multiple domains/applications and some what intertwined)
In short I would like to find good resources with practical information books, webpages, etc. Does anyone have any resources that worked for them?
This is almost certainly too broad a question for us to address, but there are some resources you can probably use.
Keep in mind that some books will be extremely out of date; IPv6 has evolved quite a bit since it was first introduced in the late 1990s. I’d recommend accepting nothing older than O’Reilly’s IPv6 Essentials (2006) (and double checking everything you see in there, too).
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