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IPv6 Foundations: Protocols, Services, and Migration

  • Tuition USD $3,395 GSA  $2,788.72
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 944 Ratings
  • Course Code 9105
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

In this course, you will gain a complete understanding of the differences between the IPv4 and IPv6 protocols, critical pre- and post-deployment installation techniques to ensure successful migration, and how to deploy mixed IPv4/IPv6 networks. Through detailed hands-on labs, you will configure IPv6-over-IPv4 tunnels and explore and understand the expanded roles of the IMCPv6 protocol vs. ICMP in IPv4.

You'll also learn about IP Security (IPSec), Access Control Lists, and DNS implementation within an IPv6 network, as well as IPv6 auto-configuration vs. stateful and stateless DHCPv6 configuration of IPv6-enabled devices. Finally, you will gain invaluable real-world experience as you configure and set up IPSec tunnels, explore DNS implementation, configure and analyze Access Control Lists, and configure routers with various IPv6 routing protocols in informative hands-on labs.

Skills Gained

  • Features and benefits of IPv6
  • Advanced capabilities of IPv6, beyond what IPv4 offers
  • Deployment strategies to consider when migrating to IPv6
  • How to tunnel IPv6 over an IPv4 network
  • How to configure IP RIPng, OSPFv3, and BGP for an IPv6 network
  • The role and configuration of DHCP and DNS in an IPv6 network
  • How to ensure a smooth transition from IPv4 and coexistence with IPv4 networks
  • How IPv6 provides enhanced support for mobile IP and mobile computing devices
  • Differences between DHCPv6 and DHCP
  • Tunneling methods consisting of 6to4, ISATAP, manual, automatic, and Teredo

Who Can Benefit

Networking professionals who are considering or making the migration from IPv4 to IPv6 protocol-based network environments.

Course Details

Lab 1: Initial Configuring and Neighbor Discovery

  • Install IPv6 for Windows XP
  • View your IPv6 address
  • Review your configuration results
  • Ping your neighboring pod's computer
  • Use Wireshark to analyze certain captured frames
  • Analyze IPv6 header information
  • Analyze various neighbor solicitations messages including DaD
  • Investigate your PC's neighbor cache

Lab 2: Configuring and Analyzing IPv6 on the Network Router

  • Set up the classroom network
  • Configure and verify IPv6 on a Cisco router
  • Analyze Router Solicitation and Router Advertisement messages
  • Verify and test network connectivity
  • Use the debug ipv6 nd command to view the exchange of RouterSolicitations

Lab 3: ICMPv6 Packet Too Large Fragmentation

  • Configure your router with a link MTU size of 1280 bytes
  • Ping your neighbor's workstation with 1500 byte frame
  • Capture the ICMPv6 Packet Too Large error message
  • Ping your neighbor's workstation with 8000 byte packet
  • Capture and analyze Fragment Extension Headers

Lab 4: Configuring IPv6 RIPng

  • Configure IPv6 on a Cisco router
  • Configure IPv6 RIGng
  • Verify IPv6 RIPng configuration and operation on your router
  • Analyze RIPng updates using a network analyzer

Lab 5: DDNS (Dynamic DNS)

  • Configure the network to use DDNS for name resolution
  • Instead of pinging by IPv6 addresses, ping FQDN names using DNS resolution
  • Configure your workstation for DDNS registration

Lab 6: OSPF Configuration

  • Configure IPv6 OSPFv6 on your router
  • Build adjacencies between other IPv6 routers
  • View IPv6 OSPFv6 routing tables for different network connections
  • View live OPSFv6 route updates from local router
  • Configure IPv6 encryption used between routers

Lab 7: IPv6 BGP Routing

  • Enable IPv6 BGP routing protocol
  • Configure IPv6 BGP autonomous systems
  • Configure both IBGP and EBGP neighbor statements
  • View IPv6 routing tables

Lab 8: IPv6 Access Control List

  • Configure your router to block telnet access from your neighboringrouters
  • Configure your access list so all other network devices can access yourrouter
  • Block your neighboring router from pinging your router
  • Write an access list where you can ping other routers but blockneighboring ping packets

Lab 9: DNS Operation

  • Configure client for IPv6 DNS name resolution
  • Analyze IPv6 quad (AAAA) records
  • Analyze an DNS packet
  • Verify DNS operation by pinging your DNS server and analyzing a DNS query

Lab 10: Building a Manual IPv6 Tunnel

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