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TIP04: IPv6 Planning, Deployment and Migration

TIP04: IPv6 Planning, Deployment and Migration

Duration1 day
Level of StudyIntermediate


This tutorial is made up of lectures and configuration demonstrations to teach the concept of IPv6 protocol architecture, its addressing structure and design issues when planning for IPv6 deployment focusing on IP core network and server farm. It discusses network infrastructure design best practice for dual stack deployment and IPv4 to IPv6 transition technologies, enable IPv6 on DNS, Mail, WWW etc.

Target Audience:

Entry-level technical staff of Network operators or enterprises who are involved in day-to-day network operation functions.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP, Server OS i.e. Unix, Linux etc.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to IPv6
  • IPv6 Protocol Architecture
  • IPv6 Security Features
  • IPv6 Addressing and Sub-netting
  • IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Technologies and Tunneling
  • IPv6 and DNS
  • Mobile IPv6 Operation
  • Basic Internet Service Delivery using IPv6 Transport I.e. DNS, Mail, WWW, DHCPv6, FTP etc.

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