After four and a half years of waiting, I am both proud (and relieved) to announce the publication and availability of Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition (Amazon page).
This title, an update to Understanding IPv6, 2nd Edition, is the definitive resource for Windows network architects, implementers, and support staff on IPv6 and its implementation in Windows. While Understanding IPv6, 2nd Edition was focused on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, this title includes details on the following versions of Windows:
Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition contains the following changes and additions:
In the coming years, the entire IT pro world must be educated on IPv6. Although this book works well for individual learning, if you are tasked with teaching IPv6 to others, please consider using this book as the courseware for a course at the college level or for your own internal training program. To facilitate group-based, instructor or demonstration-led training, this book contains:
I would like to publically thank the following people for helping me develop the content in this book:
Joe DaviesPrincipal Writer
I have the 2-nd edition and would buy the 3-rd if you can confirm that there is something explaining why the Microsoft DHCPv6 Relay Agent asks that the DHCPv6 Server uses Global Addresses only.
Nice work, Joe. I have it in my laptop bag for this weekend's reading.
Bought the 2nd edition, and bought the 3rd one about two weeks ago. A thing sorely missed is the PDF version of the book - I loaded the 2nd edition on my Nook and made it part of my reference library wherever I go.
Bring back the PDF . . .for those that bought the hardcopy.