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eIP601: IPv6 Protocol Architecture

eIP601: IPv6 Protocol Architecture

DeliveryeLearning (this course is conducted online)
Duration1 hour
Level of StudyIntermediate


IPv6 deployment is an important issue for the Internet community. This course provides an overview of the IPv6 protocol.

Target Audience:

All those interested in deploying IPv6.


Basic knowledge of TCP/IP and IPv4.

Course Outline:

  • What is IPv6?
  • Protocol background
  • Functional improvements
  • IPv6 Addressing Models
  • Protocol Header Comparison
  • Interface ID

Other requirements:

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per session


  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

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