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.
The target group for this course is is technical personnel or others who need technical knowledge in the area.
This is a theoretical training with practical exercises.
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.
NOTE: This course is not delivered with the FoldOut methodology
- Background / statistics / history
- Address assignment
- Overview of differences from IPv4
- Prefixes / scope
- Link local addresses
- Address selection
- Address configuration
- The IPv6 base header
- Optimizations for traffic
- Extension headers
- Affected layers
- DHCPv6 & DNS
- Software development
- IPv4 and IPv6 interoperability
- The provider view
- Current solutions in the market
Practical exercises during the course
- The IPv6 Address
- Address Selection
- Address Configuration
- Solicited-Node Multicast
- Address Resolution
- Neighbor Solicitation and Advertisement
- Packet Headers