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eIP603: IPv4 to IPv6 Transition

eIP603: IPv4 to IPv6 Transition

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


IPv4 and IPv6 are different protocols that are not compatible with each other. Upgrading the entire Internet to support IPv6 requires a substantial effort, and requires a migration strategy and transition period so that both protocols can co-exist without breaking the Internet. This course focuses on the different transition technologies when migrating from IPv4 to IPv6.

Target Audience:

Networking professionals planning to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6 networks.


Previous knowledge of TCP/IP and IPv4. It is recommended that participants attend the eIP601 and eIP602 courses prior to attending this course.

Course Outline:

  • Transition Concepts
  • IPv4/IPv6 Coexistence
  • Dual Stack
  • Using Tunnels for IPv6 Deployment
  • NAT64/DNS64
  • Transition Strategies for different types of networks

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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