IPv6 Fundamentals for CCNA students

11 Lessons

IPv6 Fundamentals provides a thorough yet easy-to-understand introduction to the new knowledge and skills students need to have to pass their CCNA exam.

We will discuss how IPv6 works. Difference between the address spaces. Main differences between IPv4 and IPv6 headers. How IPv6 addresses are shortened. IPv6 Routing and address configuration types: SLAAC, SNMA, Stateful DHCP, stateless DHCP, and transition mechanisms such as GRE, IPv6IP, 6to4, and many more.

The following list highlights the topics covered in each section of this course

  • Section 1 - “Introduction to IPv6”: In this section we are going to discuss how the Internet of today needs a new IP protocol, IPv6, to meet the demands of its users. We will go through a brief history of both IPv4 and IPv6 and talk about the limitations of IPv4 and how IPv6 resolves these issues while offering other advantages. In the end, we are going to discuss the most popular IPv4-to-IPv6 migration techniques.
  • Section 2“IPv6 Addressing”: In this section, we are going to examine the IPv6 address space and the different address types including unicast, multicast, and anycast. We will learn the rules for shortening IPv6 address along with the different formats for address representation.