The NAT64/DNS64 Tool Suite for IPv6 Transition Articles uri icon

publication date

  • July 2012

start page

  • 177

end page

  • 183


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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0163-6804

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1896


  • It is clear that there is not enough time to upgrade existing Internet hosts to dual stack before the IPv4 address pool depletes. This implies that the IPv6 transition and co-existence must support interaction between IPv4 nodes and IPv6 nodes. In this article we describe NAT64 and DNS64, a tool suite that provides a way forward in the IPv4-to-IPv6 transition by allowing communication among unmodified IPv6 and IPv4 nodes.