Basic IPv6 Training Course Outline

NOTE: If you have already deployed IPv6 on your network, this course may not be appropriate for you. Please read the outline below before registering.

After this course you will:

  • Be able to create a deployment plan for IPv6 in your organisation
  • Understand the differences and similarities between IPv4 and IPv6
  • Know that deploying IPv6 will enable continued IP networking growth
  • Understand the implications of running out of available IPv4 address space

Who should attend:

You should attend this training course if you are part of the staff of a Local Internet Registry (LIR) and if you:

  • Are thinking about deploying IPv6 in your organisation
  • Have been told you need to deploy IPv6
  • Need to convince your manager that IPv6 needs to be deployed
  • Looked at an IPv6 address and thought it was too complicated to deploy in your network

Course Contents:

  1. IPv4
  2. IPv6 Address Basics
  3. Getting it
  4. Exercise: Making Assignments
  5. Transition Mechanisms
  6. Exercise: Addressing Plan
  7. Deploying
  8. Exercise: Configuring IPv6
  9. Real Life IPv6 Deployment
  10. Tips

    This course does NOT cover:

    • Technical details of IPv6
    • How to configure routers, servers or other devices for IPv6
    • How to operate a Local Internet Registry (LIR)

    Prerequisites:

    It is assumed you are familiar with common IP terminology and have practical knowledge of running an IP network.

    The Methodology:

    • The Basic IPv6 training course is based on examples and practical exercises in order to take away some of the fear related to IPv6 deployment and to enable you to think about your organisation's IPv6 deployment plan.
    • We'll provide you with a CD containing the course material on it and the printed version of the slides used.
    • You can also download the material.

    Registration:

    You can register for this course via the LIR Portal by completing the application form.

    If you have any questions about registration, please write to training _at_ ripe _dot_ net.

    All RIPE NCC training courses are conducted in English. We ask that everyone arrives at the course location at 09:00 for coffee. The course starts at 09:30 and finishes at 17:30.

    Availability

    To give as many LIRs as possible the chance to attend the RIPE NCC training courses, we can only accept two attendees per LIR. If more than two attendees from an LIR apply, they will be placed on a waiting list. If there are places available on the course, they will be given to those people on the waiting list on a first come, first served basis.

    Costs

    The cost of this course is covered by each LIR's membership fee. The course includes lunch and training materials. Travel expenses and accommodation costs during the training course are not included and must be covered by the attendee.

    More Information

    More details on the training course policies are available from the RIPE NCC LIR Training Policies.