IPv6 Technical

This course will describe the fundamentals of IPv6 networking.

Virtual Classroom Training

€ 2410*

Classroom Training

€ 2410*


€ 550*

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This course will describe the fundamentals of IPv6 networking.

The training is focused on the protocols and mechanisms defined within IPv6 as well as functions affected by IPv6, such as network design and DNS. Theoretical presentations and hands-on will be mixed during the education. This is a theoretical training with practical exercises.

Who should attend?

The target group for this course is is technical personnel or others who need technical knowledge in the area.

NOTE: This course is not delivered with the FoldOut methodology

Course outline

  • Background / statistics / history
  • Address assignment
  • Overview of differences from IPv4
  • Notation
  • Prefixes / scope
  • Link local addresses
  • Multicasting
  • Address selection
Networking logic
  • ICMPv6
  • NDP
  • Address configuration
  • The IPv6 base header
  • Optimizations for traffic
  • Extension headers
  • Affected layers
  • DHCPv6 & DNS
  • Software development
  • Security
  • IPv4 and IPv6 interoperability
  • The provider view
  • Current solutions in the market
  • The IPv6 Address
  • Address Selection
  • Address Configuration
  • Solicited-Node Multicast
  • Address Resolution
  • Neighbor Solicitation and Advertisement
  • Packet Headers
  • DHCPv6
  • DNS
  • Transition
  • Troubleshooting


The students are expected to have a basic network understanding equivalent to the course Data Communications Fundamentals, as well as a knowledge in TCP/IP equivalent to the course TCP/IP in Practice.