A Novel Approach for Ipv6 Address

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 249)


One of the biggest challenges is IPv4 address nearing exhaustion, so planning for the adoption of IPv6. As IPv6 deployment increases, so many services running in Cloud computing will face problems associated with IPv6 addressing. In IPv6 address the notation is too long 39 bytes, there are too many variants of a single IPv6 address and a potential conflict may exist with conventional http_URL notation caused by the use of the colon (:) With that in mind, this paper explores a new scheme to represent an IPv6 address with a shorter, more compact notation 28 bytes, and 26 Bytes without variants or conflicts with http_URL. The proposal uses Base64 and the well-known period as a group delimiter instead of the colon and non symbolic usage of the Base 64.The paper mainly concentrated on two ways of representing the IPv6 Address one is reducing the no of segments in the IPv6 address to 5 segments and second is 4 segments which are compact and user-friendly textual representation of IPv6 address.


IPv6 address Cloud computing Non Symbolic Base64 Colon hexadecimal Unicast address Text Conversions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringVignan’s Lara Institute of Technology and ScienceGunturIndia

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