IPv6 Fundamentals (Corporate Only)

IPv6 Fundamentals training course is designed to provide the participants with practical knowledge of IPv6 and related technologies.
The course covers important topics like addressing, address auto configuration, IPv6 datagram, ICMPv6 features, neighbor discovery and multicast listening discovery protocols, mobility support and security in IPv6.

Course Objectives

  • Features and benefits of IPv6, advanced capabilities of IPv6
  • Deployment strategies while migrating to IPv6
  • Tunneling in IPv6 over an IPv4 network
  • Routing protocols like RIPng, OSPFv3, and BGP for an IPv6 network
  • Role of DHCP and DNS in an IPv6 network
  • Smooth transition from IPv4 and coexistence with IPv4 networks
  • Differences between DHCPv6 and DHCPv4
  • Security in IPv6

Eligibility Requirements

Participants willing to undertake IPv6 Fundamentals course should have advanced understanding of IPv4.

Module 1: Introduction to IPv6

  • Need of IPv6 and new technologies
  • IPv4 lifetime extension and key differences between IPv4 and IPv6
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Sensor Mesh Networking with IPv6
  • Key Differences between IPv4 and IPv6
  • IPv6 Forum
  • IPv6 Ready Logo Program
  • Five Internet Registries


Module 2: IPv6 Addressing

  • Binary number representation  and Decimal-to-binary conversion
  • IPv6 addressing  list of Possible IPv6 addresses
  • IPv6 address notation and Compressing the IPv6 Address
  • IPv6 address space and IPv6 address prefix subnetting
  • Unicast addresses
  • Link-local address, Site-local (deprecation), Unique local address (ULA), Global unicast address
  • Auto-configured address states
    • Tentative
    • Preferred, deprecated
    • Valid and invalid
    • Address Timers
  • Anycast addresses
  • Multicast addresses  and Well-known multicast
  • Mapping Layer 3 to Layer 2 Multicast
  • Loopback and unspecified addresses
  • 64-bit MAC address assignment
  • IPv6 Prefixes and MAC Addresses
  • Temporary IPv6 Address
  • IPv6 ping command


Module 3: IPv6 Header Information

  • Difference between IPv4 protocol stack and IPv6 protocol stack
  • Explanation of IPv6 dual stack
  • IPv4 and IPv6 header comparison
  • New header format
  • Traffic class field
  • Routing Header
    • Routing header example
    • Mobility with IPv6
    • Mobile node home agent support
  • Fragment Header
  • Fragment header example


Module 4: Application Protocols (ICMPv6 & DHCPv6)

  • ICMPv6 header
  • ICMPv6 message types
    • ICMPv6 error message types
    • ICMPv6 informational message types
    • ICMPv6 ping operation
    • ICMPv6 Echo Request message
    • ICMPv6 Echo Reply message
  • ICMPv6 Commands
  • Windows Commands
  • Ipconfig Command
  • Unix ifconfig Command
  • Using netsh Commands
  • Windows route print command
  • Client addresses
  • ICMPv6 Neighbor Discoveries and Neighbor Solicitation
  • ICMPv6 Neighbor Discovery  and ICMPv6 Neighbor Solicitation message
  • Duplicate Address Detection
  • Neighbor Advertisement
    • ICMPv6 Neighbor Advertisement message
  • Auto configuration Methods
  • DHCPv6 Overview
  • DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 comparison
  • DHCPv6 relay agent


Module 5: Routing Protocols and Services

  • Current routing protocols
  • Introduction to RIPng protocol and its enhancements.
  • Details of IPv4 RIP-2 and IPv6 RIPng headers (MAC, IP & UDP)
  • Router configuration example for IPv6
  • RIPng Routing Table
  • OSPFv3 overview
  • OSPF Areas
  • Link state advertisement
  • LSDB exchange
  • OSPFv3 routing table
  • OSPF area border routers
  • DR and BDR election
  • DR and BDR operation
  • OSPF hello packet
  • BGP protocol
  • BGP neighbors
  • Common MP-BGP commands
  • BGP peering configuration example


Module 6: Security in IPv6

  • Access List in IPv6
    • DMZ layer
    • Packet filtering
    • IPv6 ACL packet flow
    • IPv4 router access-list
    • IPv4 standard and extended ACL
    • IPv6 reflexive access list
    • Example on Access List configurations
  • IPSec Security
    • IPSec tunneling
    • IPv6 IPSec overview  and Framework
    • Authentication header
      • AH Transport mode
      • AH tunnel mode
  • Encapsulating security payload
    • ESP transport mode
    • ESP tunnel mode
  • Internet key exchange


Module 7: DNS Overview

  • DNS infrastructure
  • Description of DNS A records and DNS AAAA resource record
  • Example IPv6 DNS query and reply over IPv4
  • HTTP and FTP URL Access

Live Virtual Class info

This course can be delivered in live virtual classroom mode, where,  you do not have to travel miles to take up this courses as we bring learning at your fingertips

Cognitel’s easy-to-use interactive online platform provides access to students and professionals to engage in courses, delivered by our experienced subject matter expert, from comforts of their home, office or on mobile devices.

In Live Virtual Classroom training, there is provision of :

    1. One to One Training (Personalized) :

  • The start date can be scheduled depending on the participant’s convenience.
  • 10 classes @ 4 hours per day
  • Training Time:
    • 1900 hours to 2300 hours (Indian Standard Time)
    • 1330 hours to 1730 hours (Greenwich Mean Time)

    2. Group Training  :

  • Minimum batch size: 5 (to initiate a batch)
  • 10 classes @ 4 hours per day
  • Training Time:
    • 1900 hours to 2300 hours (Indian Standard Time)
    • 1330 hours to 1730 hours (Greenwich Mean Time)



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