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Mastering IPv6: Essential Fundamentals for Networking Engineer
IPv6 Fundamentals is course to end-user customers. This course provides network engineers and
technicians who are working in the enterprise sector with the knowledge and skills that are needed to study
the IP version 6 (IPv6) features. The course also provides an overview of IPv6 technologies; describes IPv6
operations, addressing, routing, services, and transition; and describes deployment of IPv6 in enterprise
networks as well as in service provider networks.
Expectations and Goals
• Describe the factors that led to the development of IPv6, and the possible uses of this new IP structure.
• Describe the structure of the IPv6 address format, how IPv6 interacts with data link layer technologies.
• Describe the nature of changes to DNS and DHCP to support IPv6, and how networks can be
renumbered using both services.
• Understand the updates to IPv4 routing protocols needed to support IPv6 topologies.
• Understand multicast concepts and IPv6 multicast specifics.
• Describe IPv6 transition mechanisms and which methods will be most effective in your network.
• Describe the standards bodies that define IPv6 address allocation, as well as one of the leading IPv6
deployment issues, multihoming.
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
• Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system.
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