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IPv6 Fundamentals

Develop an understanding of the basics of IPv6, the improvements from IPv4, and methods for implementation.

GK# 400062

Course Overview


In this course, you will get an introduction to IPv6. You will gain a better understanding of the features of IPv6, and you'll learn how you can implement it into your business.

ForĀ on-demand learning, you will have access to this course for 12 months from the purchase date.


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What You'll Learn

  • IPv6 vs. IPv4
  • ICMPv6
  • Mobile IPv6
  • Implementation of IPv6


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1. IPv6 Features

  • Shortcomings of IPv4 and how IPv6 addresses them
  • Main features of IPv6, including header structure and extension headers
  • IPv6 addresses, including unicast, multicast, and anycast.
  • Features and advantages of IPv6
  • Implementing IPv6 addressing architecture
  • Main features of ICMPv6
  • Routing issues for IPv6
  • RIP, OSPF, and BGP

2. Implementing IPv6

  • IPv6 security architecture
  • Authentication and encryption
  • Stateless autoconfiguration in IPv6 and DHCPv6
  • Differences between Mobile IPv4 and IPv6
  • Home agent discovery mechanism
  • Advantages of Mobile IPv6
  • Using IPv6 in a network environment
  • Modifications necessary to protocol layers and DNS extensions in order to accommodate IPv6
  • Methods used for the transition to and implementation of IPv6
  • Controlling the transition to and implementation of IPv6
  • ARP and Neighbor Discovery protocols and how they improve on IPv4 protocols

Who Should Attend


Technical support personnel, system engineers, network administrators and managers, and integration specialists

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