Course: IPv6 Fundamentals

$59.29 incl. vat


duration: 5 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this IPv6 course you will learn the basics of IPv6.

You will learn to develop a solid fundation in combination with IPv6, develop a IPv6 adressing in IPv6 networks. Finaly you will learn the protocols and processes of IPv6. Among subjects that covered are DAD process, IPCMPv6, MAC, MTU Discovery and far more.


After completing this course you are familiar with the basics of IPv6.


Basic knowledge of TCP/IP and ethernet.

Target audience

Network Administrator


IPv6 Fundamentals

5 hours

IPv6 Fundamentals

  • start the course
  • describe why IPv6 is needed
  • define the benefits of deploying IPv6 networks
  • recognize an IPv6 address
  • identify the different types of IPv6 addresses
  • identify the different types of IPv6 unicast addresses
  • describe global IPv6 unicast addresses
  • describe why IPv6 addresses will not be exhausted for a long time
  • describe unique local IPv6 addresses
  • describe link-local IPv6 addresses
  • describe multicast IPv6 addresses
  • describe anycast IPv6 addresses
  • define how the IPv6 interface identifier is assigned to devices
  • describe the DAD process
  • identify the basic IPv6 header
  • identify the IPv6 header extensions
  • describe the need for IPCMPv6
  • perform an ICMPv6 echo request/reply (ping)
  • define the neighbor discovery process for determining the MAC of a known IPv6 address
  • describe the purpose of the solicited-node multicast address
  • describe the need for IPv6 Path MTU Discovery
  • perform manual IPv6 address allocation
  • define stateless address autoconfiguration
  • perform stateless address autoconfiguration
  • define stateful address autoconfiguration
  • perform stateful address autoconfiguration
  • recall the fundamental building blocks of IPv6

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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