The migration from IPv4 to IPv6 will require network managers to pay close attention to detail as they complete many small tasks. In this article on Microscope by author Jeff Smith, a strategist at Global Crossing, Smith discusses the many tasks needed to complete a smooth transition.
“Most Windows Vista and Windows 7 PCs will have IPv6 as a default. But you may have turned it off for security reasons so now you need to turn it back on. Then you’ll need to update your servers, databases and inter-machine communications.”