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IPv6 Transition Technologies
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IPv6 Transition Technologies

Here is a general summary of several IPv6 transition technologies: 6 to 4 RFC 3056 details this IPv6 transition technology. This mechanism allows IPv6 sites to communicate with each other over the IPv4 network without explicit tunnel setup. These IPv6 sites communicate with native IPv6 domains via relay routers. Effectively it treats the wide area…

ALG – Application Level Gateway
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ALG – Application Level Gateway

Overview Application level Gateway, as the name suggests, operates in the Application layer of the OSI model and actively inspects the contents of packets that are passed through to the gateway. Let’s go ahead into the details of its functioning to understand this technology better. Architecture and Principle workings An application-level gateway acts as a…