accesskey _ mod _ content

The transition to IPv6 on public administration

The exhaustion of available IPv4 addressing has highlighted the limitations of the communications on the Internet. The Public Administrations, as users and regulatory, have to exercise a leadership in the transition to the new protocol IPv6.

Transition to IPv6 on public administration

La Transición a IPv6 no es un proceso novedoso. Desde finales de los años 90, viene impulsándose en los organismos internacionales ante la certeza del inevitable agotamiento del espacio de direccionamiento de IPv4. Han sido varios los proyectos de investigación y diseminación del nuevo protocolo y de sus ventajas más allá de un espacio de direccionamiento cuasi infinito, sin embargo, el avance en cuanto al número de dispositivos y servidores conectados sigue siendo lento.
With the aim of encouraging the adoption of the protocol, the IPv6 Digital Agenda for europe of the european commission (Opens in new window) gives the Public Administrations an exemplary role. Both the global strategy for the development of the Information society for Europe, as the more specific European action Plan of E-government (Opens in new window) , contemplan entre sus acciones la incorporación en las infraestructuras y servicios de Administración Electrónica la compatibilidad con el protocolo IPv6.

In our country, The agreement of the council of ministers of 29 april 2011 establishes a “ pattern of capacity for mainstreaming IPv6 in spain (Opens in new window) ”. Junto con medidas destinadas a la promoción general de la adopción del nuevo protocolo por el conjunto de la Sociedad, incluye las siguientes medidas específicas para el ámbito de las Administraciones Públicas:
In the General state administration, the momentum of the incorporation of IPv6 within the infrastructure and services have been expressed in the following points of the agreement:

  • (1) Incorporation of the optional IPv6 on Internet services Ministry of industry, tourism and trade - MITYC - and in the portal 060 ministry of finance and Public Administrations - MINHAC -. Both projects will have the status of priority projects and followed by the standing committee of the high council of E-government, being a practical reference for other bodies and agencies of the Public administrations.
  • (Item 2) The Portal's E-government Observatory of E-government would provide information on the process of incorporating AAPP IPv6.
  • (Item 8) MINHAC, will boost the incorporation of the optional IPv6 in public administrations through Collegial bodies responsible for the E-government. In particular, will initiate studies to provide IPv6 addressing public administrations, update the Plan of addressing and interconnection of networks of the administration and technical standards for interoperability and include within the Plan of action of E-government of the General state administration 2011-15, now under development, the necessary measures for mainstreaming IPv6 network in the SARA. Similarly, shall be defined training actions of those responsible for Internet services for the administration.
  • (Punto 9) MINHAC, impulsará la incorporación de IPv6 como requisito en la compra pública en productos y servicios de tecnologías de la información y comunicaciones, tomando como referencia para ello preferentemente normas o recomendaciones internacionales.
  • (Punto 10) MINHAC,  junto con MITYC harán seguimiento y coordinación en foros internacionales del proceso de transición de IPv4 a IPv6.
Subscribe to the youtube channel of OBSAE
Subscribe to the youtube channel of OBSAE