IPv6 Fundamentals

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Course Overview

IPv6 Fundamentals training course covers technical knowledge behind IPv6 (IP version 6) networking and migration issues including addressing, routing, QoS, multimedia, security, mobility, transition and advanced management. Topics include: IPv6 Protocols, IPv6 Services, IP Deployment and Migration and IPv6 Security. IPv6 Fundamentals Training is intended for anyone who is new to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6). An overview of the protocol and basic structure of the protocol headers are provided. Learn about the primary drivers for IPv6 and its adaptation by enterprises and government.

Course Content

Introduction to IPv6

  • IPv6 Features and benefits
  • IPv6 Header Format
  • IPv4 Compatibility
  • Dual stacks
  • Tunneling
  • Protocol Translators
  • IPv6 Operation
  • IPv6 Addressing Architecture
  • ICMPv6 and Neighbor Discovery Protocol
  • Using DNS and DHCP with IPv6
  • Supporting Security and Mobility with IPv6 Routing in IPv6 Networks
  • Routing with RIPng
  • Routing with Integrated IS-IS Protocol
  • Routing with BGP4+ Protocol
  • Using IPv6 services
  • Using IPv6 Access control lists
  • Using IPv6 access technologies
  • Using IPv6 SSH
  • Using IPv6 DNS AAA client

IPv6 Protocol Fundamentals

  • Comparison with IPv4
  • Protocol header
  • Routing and Security
  • Applications and Migration
  • IPv6 addressing details
  • IPv6 headers and extension headers
  • IPv6 transition strategies
  • Overview of IPv6-compliant software and hardware solutions
  • Quality of Service
  • Performance
  • Implementation issues
  • Competing standards and protocols

IPv6 operation and Architecture

  • IPv6 operation
  • IPv6 addressing architecture
  • IPv6 extension headers
  • IPv6 routing
  • RIPng, routing with integrated IS-IS protocol, Routing with BGP4+ protocol
  • IPv6 authentication and security
  • Autoconfiguration
  • ICMPv6 and Neighbor Discovery Protocol
  • Network addressing
  • Supporting security and mobility with IPv6
  • Mobile IPv6
  • IPv6 and Quality of Service
  • Traffic Class & Flow Label
  • DiffServ & IntServ
  • Using DNS and DHCP with IPv6

IPv6 Name Services

  • DNS and IPv6
  • BIND on Unix and Linux
  • DNS on Windows
  • New resolver API
  • ip6.arpa. & ip6.int
  • A6 chains
  • DNS - Bind 9
  • BlueCat DNS
  • Microsoft DNS
  • BIND and MS DNS

IPv6 Technical

  • Extension Headers
  • The IPv6 Address Architecture
  • Neighbor discovery and solicitation
  • Stateful autoconfiguration with DHCPv6
  • Duplicate Address Detection (DAD)
  • Creating link-local, site-local and global addresses
  • IPv6 and QoS
  • Traffic class & flow label
  • DiffServ & IntServ
  • IPv6 Security
  • IPv6 and MPLS
  • API changes
  • Dynamic Updates
  • IPv6 services
  • IPv6 access control lists
  • IPv6 access technologies
  • IPv6 SSH
  • IPv6 DNS AAA Client
  • Cisco IOS features as examples

IPv6 Migration, Transition and Implementation

  • Basic transition mechanisms
  • Addressing and routing
  • Minimizing administrative workload
  • Security
  • Mobility transition features of IPv6
  • Transition design and planning
  • The dual-stack transition method
  • Automatic tunneling
  • Tunneling
  • Managing IPv4 address space
  • The role of the DNS
  • Connecting IPv6 islands
  • Configured and automatic tunnels
  • Negotiating with a tunnel broker
  • 6to4 and 6over4 solutions
  • Bridge between IPv4 and IPv6
  • Deploying dual stack models
  • Application Changes
  • Basic Internet commands
  • Ping, telnet, FTP
  • Mail and Web-Servers
  • The Programming interface
  • Sockets library
  • Winsock library
  • Overview of Perl and other languages

IPv6 Deployment Strategies and scenarios

  • The scope of IPv6 deployment
  • Deploying dual stack
  • Deploying Overlay Tunnels
  • Deploying 6PE over MPLS
  • IPv6-only to IPv4 -only Strategies
  • Using NAT-PT
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network)
  • The 6Bone Network
  • The IPv6 Internet
  • Connecting to the IPv6 Internet
  • IPv6 Host Configurations (Solaris,MS Windows,FreeBSD,Tru64)
  • Cisco IOS IPv6 phases (case study)
  • OSPFv3
  • Multi-Topology IS-IS for IPv6
  • IPv6 over MPLS (6PE)
  • IPv6 QoS
  • DHCPv6 prefix delegation
  • Radius RFC 3162 AAA
  • IPv6 multicast feature set including Embedded-RP
  • IPv6 management and operations

IPv6 Security and mobility

  • IPSec
  • AH and ESP Headers
  • Authentication & Confidentiality
  • Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
  • Mobile IP
  • Mobile IPv6
  • Wireless IP mobility
  • Roaming with IPv6
  • Mobile IP protocols and design

IPv6 deployment and migration Case Studies

Customer Reviews

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Course was quite helpful in terms of understanding of concepts and practicality. Its really a very friendly environment to learn. The timing were mutually chosen, as we both are working professional. I am quite satisfied with the course.


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