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Digital Literacy How the Web Works The World Wide Web Domain Names and IP Addresses

Humberto Sifuentes
Humberto Sifuentes
7,694 Points

Just as IPv4 represents a number integrated by 4 bytes, are the IpV6 numbers integrated by 6 bytes?

Are there 6 bytes in IPv6 numbers?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

The "6" is a version number, not a size.

:point_right: IPv6 numbers are 16 bytes (128 bits).

Humberto Sifuentes
Humberto Sifuentes
7,694 Points

Thanks a lot. I made de question twice. Still learning how to use de site.