F5 GLOSSARY

IPv6 Proxy

An IPv6 proxy is a device that sits on the edge of a network to translate IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) to IPv4 and vice versa. The IPv4 standard will eventually migrate to IPv6, and an IPv6 proxy helps to prepare for network migration.

The F5 BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager with the IPv6 Gateway feature module installed serves as an IPv6 proxy. It allows customers to implement their IPv6 migration plans and meet application availability requirements without disrupting current network infrastructure.

F5 products that support an IPv6 Proxy:


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