Technical support personnel, system engineers, network administrators, network managers, integration specialists

Familiarity with the Novell or Microsoft Windows networking environments; an understanding of the fundamentals of communications and networking

Expected Duration
265 minutes

To intoduce IPv6, explain its features, and discuss how it can be implemented



  • describe the shortcomings of IPv4 and how IPv6 addresses them.
  • describe the main features of IPv6, including header structure and extension headers.
  • describe IPv6 addresses, including unicast, multicast, and anycast addresses.
  • describe the features and advantages of IPv6 and implement IPv6 addressing architecture.
  • describe the main features of ICMPv6.
  • describe routing issues for IPv6 and examine RIP, OSPF, and BGP.
  • describe IPv6 security architecture and discuss authentication and encryption.
  • describe stateless autoconfiguration in IPv6 and DHCPv6.
  • describe the differences between Mobile IPv4 and IPv6 and describe the home agent discovery mechanism and the advantages of Mobile IPv6.
  • use IPv6 in a network environment.
  • describe the modifications necessary to protocol layers and DNS extensions in order to accommodate IPv6.
  • describe various methods used for the transition to and implementation of IPv6.
  • control the transition to and implementation of IPv6.
  • describe the ARP and Neighbor Discovery protocols and explain how they improve on IPv4 protocols.




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