IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture

Is as the format of the ipv4 compatible ipv6 address

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Unformatted text preview: -------+ |0000..............................0000|0000| | IPv4 address +--------------------------------------+---+---------------------+ Note: The IPv4 address used in the "IPv4-Compatible IPv6 address" must be a globally-unique IPv4 unicast address. The "IPv4-Compatible IPv6 address" is now deprecated because the current IPv6 transition mechanisms no longer use these addresses. New or updated implementations are not required to support this address type. 2.5.5.2. IPv4-Mapped IPv6 Address A second type of IPv6 address that holds an embedded IPv4 address is defined. This address type is used to represent the addresses of IPv4 nodes as IPv6 addresses. IPv6 The format of the "IPv4-mapped address" is as follows: Hinden [Page 10] Standards Track RFC 4291 February 2006 IPv6 Addressing Architecture | | 80 bits | 16 | 32 bits +-------------------------------------+--------------------------+ |0000..............................0000|FFFF| | IPv4 address +--------------------------------------+---+---------------------+ See [RFC4038] for background on...
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