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IPv6: Protocols, Implementation and Migration

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  • £1,695 +VAT
  • 2 days
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Why this IPv6 course?

IP version 6 (IPv6) is widely recognised as the protocol and network standard that the Internet, mobile networks, mobile devices, and indeed all IP networks, will migrate to. This unique hands-on practical IPv6 training course provides an in-depth insight into IPv6 features, benefits, operation, co-existence with IPv4 and migration to IPv6.

Who should attend this IPv6 course

  • Network managers, network designers, networks consultants and IT support staff responsible for planning or supporting IPv4 or IPv6 networks.
  • All staff responsible for evaluating or implementing IPv6.
  • Vendors of IPv4 and IPv6 products.

IPv6 Course Pre-requisites

Delegates must have a thorough understanding of IPv4 protocols, addressing, implementation, configuration and testing on Microsoft Windows systems prior to attending this IPv6 training course. Course 313: IPv4 Protocols, Analysis, Troubleshooting and Support, or equivalent experience, is recommended.

Hands-on Practicals

This intensive IPv6 course features carefully-crafted hands-on practical labs. Delegates work with current implementations of IPv6, including IPv6 on Cisco routers, IPv6 on Microsoft Windows.

Lifetime Post-Course Support

After completing this IPv6 training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.

IPv6 Training Course Content

Motivations for IPv6

  • Current status of IPv4
  • Limitations of IPv4
  • IP address depletion
  • Security
  • Class of Service
  • IPv6 standards
  • Google over IPv6
  • IPv6 Internet Access

The IPv6 Protocol

  • IPv6 header format
  • IPv6 option headers
  • Address format and notation
  • “Special” and reserved addresses
  • The Datagram service
  • Datagram hop limit
  • Eliminating checksums
  • IPv6 Plug-and-Play configuration
  • Obtaining IPv6 addresses

Configuring IPv6

  • Stateless & stateful autoconfiguration
  • Link local addressing
  • ICMPv6
  • Duplicate Address Detection
  • Address resolution
  • Neighbour discovery & solicitation
  • Router discovery
  • ICMPv6 redirection
  • DHCPv6

Working with IPv6

  • IPv6 on Cisco routers
  • IPv6 on other commercial routers
  • IPv6 on Microsoft Windows
  • IPv6 on Linux and UNIX

IPv6 Operation over Networks

  • IEEE 802 networks
  • PPP
  • ATM
  • MPLS

Internetworking with IPv6

  • Global addressing
  • Address assignment and management
  • IPv6 Routing
  • IPv6 routing protocols
  • RIPng
  • OSPFv3
  • ISIS
  • BGP
  • MPBGP
  • IPv6 Fragmentation and Reassembly policy
  • Discovering path MTU
  • Fragmentation option header
  • IPv6 Security
  • Host Authentication
  • Using MD5 hashing
  • AH header
  • Generating keys
  • Encryption services and algorithms
  • ESH header
  • Distributing and authenticating keys
  • Employing IPv6 security

Implementing DNS for IPv6

  • AAAA resource records
  • Coexistence with IPv4
  • Dynamic DNS

Migrating from IPv4 to IPv6

  • Dual Stacking IPv6 & IPv4
  • Tunnelling IPv6 over IPv4
    • “6 over 4” tunnels
    • “6to4” tunneling
  • Tunnelling IPv4 over IPv6
  • Limitations of tunnelling
  • BGP Tunnels
  • PE6
  • IPv6 and MPLS
  • IPv6 and VPLS
  • IPv6 over GRE
  • ISATAP Tunnel
  • Network address translation
  • IPv4 to IPv6 address Translation
  • IPv6 NAT
  • Coexisting addressing schemes
  • Migrating addressing schemes

Advanced usage of IPv6

  • Real-Time support
  • Real-time tagging, flow labels
  • Interworking IPv6
  • Mobile IPv6
  • Location-independent addressing
  • Address management
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