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IPv6 demystified  |    A 1 day training course

IPv6 demystified training course description

IPv6 is the next generation Internet Protocol. This course looks at the benefits and features of the new protocol along with an assessment of the likely impact of the protocol and migration strategies.

What will you learn
  • Explain the benefits and disadvantages of IPv6
  • Recognise the impact of IPv6 on existing networks.
  • Plan migration strategies for IPv6
  • Integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks
IPv6 demystified training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Sales staff, managers and other non technical staff.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 1 day

  • Dates & prices
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IPv6 demystified training course contents

  • What’s wrong with IPv4
  • IPv4 works, NAT, carrier grade NAT, addresses running out. Current state of IPv4 addressing.

  • Why IPv6
  • Reasons for IPv6, what is IPv6? the origins of IPv6.

  • IPv6 addressing
  • IPv6 address allocation, address format, prefixes, address categories, scope zones, global unicast, link local. Plug and play.

  • Migration techniques
  • A migration plan, Dual stack, DNS, tunnelling, tunnel establishment, tunnel brokers, Tunnel types.

  • IPv6 steps
  • How IPv6 can affect the following: Firewalls, routers, switches!, DNS, Web services, Email.

  • Current state of IPv6
  • IPv6 release 1996, 3G, World IPv6 day 2011, World IPv6 launch 2012.

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

L. C. - Fujitsu

"It gave me a good understanding of the course."

N. D. - Geant

"Excellent trainer who delivered a very content-rich and exciting course."

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.