IPv6 Info Center
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest revision of the Internet Protocol (IP), and was developed in response to the inevitability of IPv4 address exhaustion. With available IPv4 address space becoming scarce, ARIN strongly encourages you to deploy IPv6 on your networks and equipment, so that they can remain visible to the entirety of the Internet.
Anatomy of an IPv6 Address
To help organizations along the path to IPv6 adoption, ARIN has a number of resources available, dependent on your needs.
- Guide to Internet Number Resources
- Internet Addresses Aren't Just a Technical Concern!
- Community-maintained IPv6 Wiki: IPv6 implementation experience sharing and other IPv6 info
- IPv6 Transition Planning
- Deploying IPv6 Flash Presentation
- NANOG's Best Current Operational Practice (BCOP) Project: Documented best practices for engineers by engineers
- The Internet Society's Deploy360 Programme: real-world IPv6 deployment information
- How ARIN Adopted IPv6: PDF
- IPv4 and IPv6 Address Space Allocated to ARIN
- Services Available Over IPv6 at ARIN