Understanding IPv6 Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

A good working knowledge of TCP/IP using IPv4.

Overview Overview

A 2 day theoretical course (with some practical demonstrations) covering the fundamentals of Internet Protocol v6 – including addressing, protocol formats, ICMP v6, discovery processes and IP v6 routing.


Network Planners, Designers, and Engineers requiring an understanding of IP v6. Those requiring a comprehensive overview of IP v6 and the migration process from an IP v4 environment.

Course Outline Course Outline


  • Explain the benefits of migrating from IP v4 to IP v6
  • Describe and explain the IP v6 fixed header format
  • Describe and explain the IP v6 optional header formats
  • Describe and explain global IP v6 unicast addresses and aggregation
  • Describe and explain link-local IP v6 unicast addresses
  • Describe and explain multicast IP v6 addresses
  • Describe and explain anycast IP v6 addresses
  • Describe and explain IP v6 special addresses
  • Describe IP v4 to IP v6 compatibility and mapped addresses
  • Describe and explain ICMP v6 messages
  • Describe and explain path MTU discovery
  • Describe and explain neighbour discovery process
  • Describe and explain router discovery process
  • Describe and explain multicast listener discovery process
  • Describe and explain stateful and stateless auto-configuration
  • Describe and explain IP v6 and DNS
  • Describe IP v6 routing protocols – RIP, OSPF, ISIS and BGP v4
  • Describe IP v4 to IP v6 migration strategies.

Practical Demonstrations:

  • Demonstrate IP v6 addressing and local link communication.
  • Demonstrate IP v6 routing processes.

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £2050
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £1750
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £2050 £1750
2 £1315 £1150
3 £1070 £950
4 £948 £850
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
Bradford - Carlisle Business CentreMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£1750 / £2250
OxfordTue, 2016-11-15 09:30£1750 / £2400
Belfast City CentreWed, 2016-11-16 09:30£1750 / £2250
York - Tower CourtWed, 2016-11-16 09:30£1750 / £2050
Aberdeen - Berry StreetWed, 2016-11-16 09:30£1750 / £2410

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