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Internet Protocol version 6(IPv6)
The latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet Engineering Task Force developed IPv6, and the protocol became an IP standard in 1996. With an address length of 128 bits, IPv6 has a capacity for 340 undecillion unique IP addresses.
IPv6 addresses are written using sequences of hexadecimal values, separated by colons. A typical IPv6 address looks like this: fd84:69e1:1ce7::25.