APNIC Training

TIP601: IPv6 Essentials

Duration1 day
Level of StudyIntermediate


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

Target Audience:

Entry level technical staff of Network operators or enterprise, who are involve in day-to-day network operation function.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to IPv6
  • IPv6 Protocol Architecture
  • IPv6 Security Features
  • IPv6 Addressing and Sub-netting
  • IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Technologies and Tuneling
  • IPv6 and DNS

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per tutorial

Please note:

Certificate of participation is provided upon successful completion of the course.

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