To intoduce IPv6, explain its features, and discuss how it can be implemented
Technical support personnel, system engineers, network administrators, network managers, integration specialists
Familiarity with the Novell or Microsoft Windows networking environments; an understanding of the fundamentals of communications and networking
Expected Duration (hours)
describe the shortcomings of IPv4 and how IPv6 addresses them.
describe the main features of IPv6, including header structure and extension headers.
describe IPv6 addresses, including unicast, multicast, and anycast addresses.
describe the features and advantages of IPv6 and implement IPv6 addressing architecture.
describe the main features of ICMPv6.
describe routing issues for IPv6 and examine RIP, OSPF, and BGP.
describe IPv6 security architecture and discuss authentication and encryption.
describe stateless autoconfiguration in IPv6 and DHCPv6.
describe the differences between Mobile IPv4 and IPv6 and describe the home agent discovery mechanism and the advantages of Mobile IPv6.
use IPv6 in a network environment.
describe the modifications necessary to protocol layers and DNS extensions in order to accommodate IPv6.
describe various methods used for the transition to and implementation of IPv6.
control the transition to and implementation of IPv6.
describe the ARP and Neighbor Discovery protocols and explain how they improve on IPv4 protocols.