I did some investigation on IPv6 the other day. Luckily Wireshark has the decodes necessary to look inside the Cisco NetFlow v9 / IPFIX packets.

The flow shown below is one of the Egress flows and I highlighted the IPv6 Address.  Take a look:

What is your company doing to prepare for IPv6?  You can start by asking “why IPv6”.

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Michael is one of the Co-founders and the former product manager for Scrutinizer. He enjoys many outdoor winter sports and often takes videos when he is snowmobiling, ice fishing or sledding with his kids. Cold weather and lots of snow make the best winters as far as he is concerned. Prior to starting Somix and Plixer, Mike worked in technical support at Cabletron Systems, acquired his Novell CNE and then moved to the training department for a few years. While in training he finished his Masters in Computer Information Systems from Southern New Hampshire University and then left technical training to pursue a new skill set in Professional Services. In 1998 he left the 'Tron' to start Somix which later became Plixer.


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