According to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, the IPv4 address range will be exhausted soon, i.e., no new IPv4 addresses will be available anymore later this year. Even if you have reserved plenty of IPv4 addresses for your environment, what about your customers or your strategic partners? They may ask you for IPv6 support soon, so it?s time to get IPv6 ready. It?s not only the huge address space that differentiates IPv6 from IPv4, there?s a lot more like: new address allocation process, the absence of broadcasts on layers 2 and 3, the better support for mobility and much more. Wireshark is the ideal tool to discover the main protocol differences. During this introduction, you will learn about new IPv6 fields, address allocation and neighbor discovery processes and get ready to discover more yourself.