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Advanced IPv6 Training Course Outline

Advanced IPv6 is a two-day IPv6 course. Topics include IGP, BGP, security and configuration.

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 implement IPv6 in your core network
  • Understand the differences and similarities between IPv4 and IPv6 security
  • Know how to configure IPv6 on network equipment
  • Understand different transition mechanisms

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:

  • Have been told you need to deploy IPv6
  • Have experience with IPv4 routing, OSPFv2 and BGP for IPv4

Course contents:


  • IPv6 Packets
  • IPv6 Routing Basics
  • Exercise: Add IPv6 to Loopbacks and Links
  • OSPFv3
  • Exercise: Configuring OSPFv3
  • BGP
  • Exercise: Configuring BGP and Customers
  • Content
  • Mobile Providers


  • Host Configuration
  • Exercise: SLAAC
  • DHCPv6
  • Exercise: Configuring DHCPv6-PD
  • Security
  • Exercise: NAT64/DNS64
  • IPv6 Address Management
  • Tips & Tricks

This course does NOT cover:

  • IS-IS, EIGRP and RIP
  • IPv6 for End Users
  • How to operate a Local Internet Registry (LIR)


It is assumed you are familiar with IPv4 routing, OSPFv2 and BGP for IPv4.


The Advanced IPv6 Training Course is based on examples and practical exercises.

We'll provide you with a USB stick containing the course slides on it and the printed version of the lab manual.

You can also download the material.


You can register as follows:


  • Send an email to . As it can take longer for us to deal with such mails, this is not the recommended way to register for a course.

We can only accept two people from the same LIR per training course. If more then two people apply, they will be placed on the waiting list and only admitted on the course if there are free places.

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

More details on the training course policies are available in the RIPE NCC Training Registration Guidelines.

All Advanced IPv6 Training Courses are conducted in English.

We ask everyone to arrive by 09:00 for coffee. The course starts at 09:30 and finishes at 17:30.