The “ THE AGREEMENT OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS APPROVING THE PLAN FOR THE IPv6 INCORPORACIÓN IN ESPAÑA ” adopted at the council of ministers on 29 april 2011, a joint initiative of the ministry of industry, tourism and trade and the Ministry of Territorial policy and public administration, aims to promote and accelerate the deployment of the optional IPv6 on infrastructure and services of the information society in general and E-government, in particular. To that end, the two ministries took the initiative had undertaken to incorporate in the protocol a range of services of its competence; the ministry of Territorial policy and public administration to make available in the Portal IPv6 060, gateway to E-government public administrations.
As of 1 september 2011, the portal 060 is mainstreamed into the IPv6. Browsing through the portal, both in the Area that requires digital certificate as it requires, is fully operational since IPv6 connected equipment to make use of this protocol. The technical solution adopted, in which the SARA Network plays a Gateway between protocols translator IPv4 and IPv6, will in future incorporate other services of the administration to the new Internet protocol effectively, which may vary their components and architecture more scalability as the demand requires.
Simultaneously with the incorporation of the portal 060 the new protocol have been renovated, the contents of the Portal of E-government dedicated to inform the process of transition to IPv6 public authorities. This is another of the activities arising from the agreement of the council of ministers of 29 april.
The depletion of the area of addressing the Internet, together with the need to incorporate other technological innovations, require that the public authorities to exercise leadership in the process of transition to IPv6 IPv4. This need has been identified as priority within the whole of the european Union, the Ministers and the actions it emanating are derived from the commitments contained in the “ European action Plan on E-government 2011-2015 ”, where it states that “ the administrations will have to take steps to update, in connection with the IPv6, infrastructure of electronic administration (portals, web sites, applications, etc.) and on-line services of public interest ”.