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IPv4

IPv4

(Internet Protocol Version 4) The previous version of the IP protocol, which was introduced in 1981 and continues to be used alongside the subsequent Version 6 (see IPv6). See IANA and IPv4 address exhaustion.
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For more information on what's new in IP, please view the presentation on the IP page, or please click here to download the new version of IP version 4.
Or, do we really don't care and are happy to keep on extending the lifespan of IP version 4 with Network Address Translation (NAT) or other techniques?
The request for addresses had been made by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNic), as it has almost come to the end of its current allocation of IP Version 4 (IPv4) addresses.
IP version 4 (IPv4), the currently prevalent version conceived in 1981, contains just over four billion unique IP addresses - not enough to keep up with current and future demand for addresses.
Currently, the internet is run on IP version 4 (IPv4), which has been the basis for the internet for close to 30 years.
Although the systems communicate over IP version 4 or 6, they stream the audio and video on H.
IP version 4 (IPv4), which is widely used today, may not be able to accommodate the increasing number of global users and devices that are connecting to the Internet.
While the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has successfully patched holes in IP version 4 (IPv4) for over 20 years, the explosion of Internet use, particularly in Asia, has raised concern that the 4.
Currently, IP version 4 (1Pv4) supports up to four billion IP addresses, yet the number of connected devices ranging from desktop PCs and cell phones to wireless automotive applications continue to increase at a rapid pace.
IPv6 is the next-generation protocol designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to replace the current version Interact Protocol, IP Version 4 (IPv4).
The problem comes to a technical one of IP version 4 not able to prioritize packets and, therefore, not able to control QoS (quality of service)--specifically, latency.