IPv6 Training Fundamentals

IPv6 Training Fundamentals

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Introduction:

IPv6 Training Fundamentals Course With Hands-on Labs (Online, Onsite or Classroom Live)

IPv6 Training Fundamentals Course, is the “next generation” protocol designed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to gradually replace IPv4, the version that has been in use for nearly two decades. IPv6 overcomes some of the limitations of IPv4, such as the limited address space, while introducing a number of enhancements in areas such as routing and network autoconfiguration.

IPv6 is expected to gradually replace IPv4, with the two coexisting for a number of years. With the momentum for migration to IPv6 growing worldwide, it has become an important area of study for all involved in internetworking.

This IPv6 Training Fundamentals course deals with all of the key issues of implementing and configuring IPv6 networks. We will begin with a quick review of the IPv4 addressing, configuration, subnetting and routing functionality. We will then study the basics of IPv6 addressing and continue into the discussion of implementation and routing functions. We will finish up with a study of the mechanisms that facilitate the co-existence of IPv4 and IPv6.

Duration: 2 days

Resources:

  • IPv6 Training Fundamentals Study Guide by by Tom Coffeen – Paperback/Amazon
  • IPv6 Training Fundamentals Study Guide by Silvia Hagen – Paperback/Amazon
  • IPv6 Training Fundamentals Study Guide by Rick Graziani – Paperback/Kindle – Amazon
  • IPv6 Fundamentals Study Guide by Ramon Nastase – Hardcover /Amazon
  • IPv6 Fundamentals Study Guide By by Scott Hogg – Hardcover/Amazon

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IPv6 Training – Customize It:

  • If you are familiar with some aspects of IPv6 course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the IPv6 fundamentals course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the IPv6 course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

IPv6 Training – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this IPv6 Fundamentals course is defined here:

  • Network Architect and Design Engineers,
  • Operations engineers and technicians dealing with IPv6 configuration and support services
  • Network Management and Operations
  • System Engineers
  • System Verification
  • Validation and Testing Network Administrators

IPv6 Training – Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this training course are:

  • Basic networking knowledge

IPv6 Training – Objectives:

After completing this IPv6 course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the limitations of IPv4 and how they are overcome in IPv6
  • Describe the major enhancements offered by IPv6 over IPv4
  • Implement addressing and name resolution
  • Manage and monitor IPv6 traffic
  • Provide for coexistence between IPv4 and IPv6

IPv6 Training – Course Outlines:

Motivations for IPv6

Current status of IPv4
Limitations of IPv4
IP address depletion
Route expansion
CIDR, NAT
Security, Class of Service
The IPng project
The 6Bone Project
IPv6 standards

The IPv6 Protocol

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

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 Technical Details

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

Configuring IPv6

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

Working with IPv6

IPv6 on Cisco routers
Other commercial routers
IPv6 on Windows XP
IPv6 on Windows 2000
IPv6 on Windows NT 4.0
IPv6 on UNIX, Linux

IPv6 Operation over Networks

Ethernet, FDDI
IEEE 802 networks
PPP
NBMA networks
ATM, Frame relay, SMDS

Internetworking with IPv6

Global addressing
Address assignment and management
IPv6 routing protocols
OSPFv3, RIPng
BGP, IDRP
IPv6 Fragmentation and Reassembly
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
DNS support for mobile computing

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
Network address translation
NAT-PT
Coexisting addressing schemes
Migrating addressing schemes

The 6Bone Project

RIPE IPv6 routing database
Joining the 6Bone

Advanced usage of IPv6

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

Wrap-Up: IPv6 Training Fundamentals

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