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IPv6: Architecture, protocol and migration

  • Duration 3 days
  • Regular fee 1 300
  • Preferential fee 1 125?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
  • Laboratory


To provide the skills and knowledge required to configure and test an IPv6 network from an existing IP4 network, using new IPv6 components such as router discovery, OSPFv3 and RIPng routing protocols and IPv4/IPv6 tunnels.

Targeted audience

Engineers, technicians, computer specialists, managers, network managers and telecommunications professionals.


Knowledge of IPv4.


  • The IPv6 protocol structure
  • Extensions and options: Hop-by-Hop, Jumbogram, fragmentation, mobility, authentication and encryption
  • IPv6 addressing: the format of the address and the IPv6 prefix
  • Types of IPv6 addresses: Unicast, Multicast, Anycast, global, link-local, unique-local, multicast solicited
  • Defining an enterprise addressing plan: calculating the number of hextets and defining the network prefix
  • ICMPv6 (Internet Control Message Protocol)
  • DHCPv6
  • Routing protocols: OSPFv3 and RIPng
  • Transition strategies and tunneling techniques: Dual-stack, 6to4, 6rd, ISATAP, TEREDO, DS-Lite
  • Migration strategies
  • Lab sessions

General Note

Theoretical presentation followed by a series of lab sessions allowing participants to use, configure and test the network equipment.

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