Solved what is ipv6? yes a protocol but for what?

August 3, 2011 at 01:56:23
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what is ipv6...why is it optional when it comes to surfing the net? are only some web sites needing this protocol ???

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August 3, 2011 at 02:08:08
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IPv6 is a protocol for giving computers ip addresses, unlike IPv4 which was a 32 bit address IPv6 is a 128bit address that means it can have a greater number of IP address combinations.
currently IPv6 is only optional because only a few websites support it (i.e. haven't yet moved to use IPv6). The concept of IPv6 has been there for a long time, initially no one expected that IPv4 address will ever get over. But i guess they are and thus the shift to IPv6

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August 3, 2011 at 03:16:47
how many protocols are used in total for web browing?

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August 3, 2011 at 07:30:43
Do your own homework.

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