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IPv6 networks are real. ISPs and telecommunication companies are switching to the new Internet protocol, and their customers are accessing the Internet using IPv6. It is important to be prepared to be able to communicate with customers and business partners over this protocol.

This IPv6 Fundamentals two-day workshop will teach the fundamentals of the new IPv6 protocol, it gives an introduction for people that start with IPv6.

IPv6 Fundamentals

Course Code

GTIPV6F

Duration

3 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

N/A

Target Audience

  • IT Professionals, programmers, and system administrators.

Attendee Requirements

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course. If you are unsure of your suitability, please contact us and we will assist you with any queries, you may have.

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Course Description

IPv6 networks are real. ISPs and telecommunication companies are switching to the new Internet protocol, and their customers are accessing the Internet using IPv6. It is important to be prepared to be able to communicate with customers and business partners over this protocol.

This IPv6 Fundamentals two-day workshop will teach the fundamentals of the new IPv6 protocol, it gives an introduction for people that start with IPv6.

Course Outline

Syllabus

  •     IPv6 Essentials
  •         IPv6 History
  •         the IPv6 Packet header
  •         IPv6 Multicast replaces IPv4 ARP and Broadcast
  •         IPv6 Routing and Extension Headers
  •         IPv6 Path MTU Detection (PMTUD)
  •         IPv6 Addresses and address types
  •             Unicast
  •             Link-Local
  •             Site-Local
  •             Unique-Local
  •             Multicast
  •             Solicited-Node
  •             Transition Addresses
  •             Special-Purpose Addresses
  •         Address selection
  •             Source IPv6 address selection
  •             Destination IPv6 address selection
  •             Windows Address selection
  •             Linux Address selection
  •             MacOS X Address selection
  •             Solaris Address selection
  •     IPv6 toolset
  •         Configuration
  •             IPv6 configuration commands on Linux
  •             IPv6 configuration commands on MacOS X
  •             IPv6 configuration commands on Windows
  •         Monitoring
  •             snoop and tcpdump
  •             Wireshark
  •             Microsoft NetMon
  •             ndisc6 and rdisc6
  •     IPv6 Address-configuration
  •         multiple links per host, multiple IPv6 addresses per link
  •         The role of routers in IPv6
  •         IPv6 address configuration - the big picture
  •         manual address configuration
  •         SLAAC - stateless automatic address configuration
  •         DHCPv6
  •         Cryptographic Generated Addresses (CGA)
  •     IPv6 and DNS
  •         IPv6 Address records (AAAA)
  •         IPv6 reverse resolution (PTR/DNAME)
  •         Glue DNS Records, MX record considerations
  •         loopback-v6, special IPv6 Addresses in DNS, global addresses configuration
  •         IPv6 in Unix and Windows client resolver configurations
  •         DNS dynamic updates
  •         IPv6 DNS debugging
  •         IPv6 DNS stub-resolver configuration (client DNS)
  •         IPv6 literal addresses in URLs
  •     IPv6 Privacy Extensions
  •         IPv6 and privacy
  •         Privacy Extensions in Linux, MacOS X and Windows client OS
  •         Randomized Host-IDs in Windows client OS
  •         IPv6 privacy and DHCPv6
  •     IPv6 host security
  •         Host firewalls and IPv6 (Windows Firewall, MacOS X "pf/ipfw", Linux "ip6table")
  •         IPv6 book recommendations
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Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our schedule, or register your interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please contact us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

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