Two days ago my daughter and I were flying home from vacation when a hole tore open in our plane’s roof. The oxygen masks dropped down and we had to make an emergency landing and everything. Luckily the rest of the plane held together and we were able to land quickly.
A common complaint about IPv6 is that addresses are “hard to read”. If you’ve been in the networking world any length of time IPv4’s dotted quad is most likely seared into your brain and clumps of hexadecimal digits of varying lengths can can be hard to wrap your head around. However, those clumps can provide useful information.
Below I’ll go over some of the address types I’ve seen and show you what information they provide. Continue reading