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IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst Exam

The IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst exam is intended for individuals who are familiar with best current practices in IPv6. Learn about how you can earn the IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst badge!

IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst

An IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst is proficient in calculating IPv6 subnets according to current best practices and creating IPv6 addressing plans. Candidates who hold this certification have demonstrated the ability to identify and describe how the different IPv6 supporting protocols work and impact their networks. These candidates can also identify different use cases for specific transition mechanisms, as well as the reasons to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6.


This exam certifies the ability to:

  • Identify the advantages of IPv6 deployment
  • Write an IPv6 address according to the best current practices
  • Identify the scope of the different IPv6 address types
  • Calculate IPv6 subnets
  • Identify the different IPv6-related protocols
  • Identify the different characteristics and security concerns of the IPv6 protocol
  • Create an IPv6 addressing plan
  • Recognise the application of specific IPv6 transition mechanisms


Requirements to Earn the IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst Badge

The IPv6 Fundamentals – Analyst badge can be earned by successfully completing the IPv6 Fundamentals - Analyst Exam. The exam takes place online, under the supervision of a live remote proctor. You will be asked to answer 50 questions during the exam. In order the pass the exam, you must score a minimum of 70% in the exam.

Recommended Knowledge

  • At least three months of experience in working with IPv6 addresses and creating an IPv6 addressing plan, or participation in the IPv6 training courses (face-to-face or online)
  • Proficiency with writing and compressing IPv6 addresses
  • Experience with IPv6 subnetting
  • Knowledge of best current practices in IPv6

Exam Format

  • Multiple-choice
  • Multiple answers
  • Matching
  • Drag and drop and ordering questions
  • Fill in the blank questions

Exam Duration

60 minutes

Instructions on how and when to log in to start the exam are sent by email upon registration and scheduling.






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Preparing for the IPv6 Fundamentals Exam?

Take a look at the learning resources you can use to study for the exam. This includes an overview containing links to the relevant topics in the Introduction to IPv6 online course in the RIPE NCC Academy and webinars.



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