Mastering IPv6: Essential Fundamentals for Networking Engineer
IPv6 Fundamentals is the 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 the 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, and 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.