IPv6: NAT64

NAT IPv6 to IPv4 is referred to as NAT64, replaced NAT-PT in RFC 6144.  NAT64 and DNS64 was created to allow an IPv6 only client to initiate communications to an IPv4 only server.  This can be accomplished using manual or static binding.

Translation in NAT64 is performed using IP header translation and IP address translatin between IPv6 and IPv4 using algorithms in RFC 6145 and RFC 6052.

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