As predicted years ago, the pool of IPv4 addresses was depleted at the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) in early 2011. For the Internet to continue growing and to satisfy the requirements of additional users, devices, and content, Internet Service Providers and network operators must deploy IPv6. Additionally, as the security of the Domain Name System (DNS) is critical, network operators and ISPs need to understand how they can deploy DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC).
What are common issues associated with deploying IPv6 for a network operator?
How do I know if my equipment will support IPv6?
Are there case studies available about network operators that have deployed IPv6?
- Please see our IPv6 Case Studies page.
For Internet Service Providers and other network operators, the most important aspect of DNSSEC may be to deploy “DNSSEC-validating DNS resolvers” that allow users on your network to be able to have their DNS queries validated with DNSSEC. To learn more about how you can get started deploying DNSSEC resolvers on your network, we would suggest beginning with this whitepaper from SURFnet:
You may also want to look at our list of DNSSEC tools that can help you get going with DNSSEC.
If you are looking for additional information, please do let us know how we can help you.
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