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IPv6 Protocols and Deployment

Key Information

  • Level: Advanced (Level 3)
  • Duration: 1 Day Course
  • Delivery: Instructor led with demos
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Familiarity with IPv4 protocols is assumed, including IPv4 addressing and the operation of DHCP, DNS, ICMP and basic routing protocols

Outline and Objectives:

The change from IPv4 to IPv6 is a major infrastructure change, requiring many years of development and interworking in operational networks. This course looks at the motivation for IPv6, the architectural changes in IP and supporting protocols such as ICMP, DHCP, and routing, at the interworking techniques available, such as tunnelling and dual-stack systems, and at the maturity of products and services to work with IPv6.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone involved in considering, planning or deployment IPv6 networks, or impacted by plans to deploy them, including product managers, security professionals, network engineers and engineering managers

Course Contents:

  • Motivation for IPv6
  • Key Innovations in IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing and Address Assignment
  • The Extended Role of ICMPv6
  • Routing in IPv6 Networks: RIPNg and OSPFv3
  • Tunnelling IPv4 and IPv6 Traffic: ISATAP, 6to4 and Tunnel Broker Approaches
  • Interworking IPv6 and IPv4 Applications: Dual Stacks and DNS Support
  • Implementation: Migration Plans and Product Readiness
  • The Role of IPv6 in Mobile IP and NGN

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