Course Code: 5672

IPv6 Fundamentals, Design and Deployment (IP6FD) 3.0

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:


  • Course Overview
  • This five-day course provides network engineers and technicians who are working in the enterprise sector with the knowledge and skills that are needed to study and configure the IP version 6 (IPv6) features of Cisco IOS Software. The course also provides an overview of IPv6 technologies; covers IPv6 design and implementation; describes IPv6 operations, addressing, routing, services, and transition; and describes deployment of IPv6 in enterprise networks as well as in service provider networks. The course also includes case studies that are useful for deployment scenarios and remote labs.


Course Details

  • Module 1: Intro to IPv6
  • Rationale for IPv6
  • Evaluating IPv6 Features and Benefits
  • Market Drivers
  • Modul 2: IPv6 Operations
  • IPv6 Addressing Architecture
  • IPv6 Header Format
  • Enabling IPv6 on Hosts
  • Enabling IPv6 on Cisco Routers
  • Using ICMPv6 and Neighbor Discovery
  • Troubleshooting IPv6
  • Module 3: IPv6 Services
  • IPv6 Mobility
  • DNS in an IPv6 Environment
  • DHCPv6 Operations
  • QoS Support in an IPv6 Environment
  • Cisco IOS Software Features
  • Module 4: IPv6-Enabled Routing Protocols
  • Routing with RIPng
  • Examining OSPFv3
  • Integrated IS-IS
  • EIGRP for IPv6
  • MP-BGP
  • Configuring IPv6 Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
  • Configuring First-Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs) for IPv6
  • Configuring Route Redistribution
  • Module 5: IPv6 Multicast Services
  • Implementing Multicast in an IPv6 Network
  • Using IPv6 MLD
  • Module 6: IPv6 Transition Mechanisms
  • Implementing Dual-Stack
  • IPv6 Tunneling Mechanisms
  • Module7: IPv6 Security
  • Configuring IPv6 ACLs
  • IPsec, IKE, and VPNs
  • Security Issues in an IPv6 Transition Environment
  • IPv6 Security Practices
  • Cisco IOS Firewall for IPv6
  • Module 8: Deploying IPv6
  • IPv6 Address Allocation
  • IPv6 Multihoming
  • IPv6 Enterprise Deployment Strategies
  • Module 9: IPv6 and Service Providers
  • IPv6 Service Provider Deployment
  • Support for IPv6 in MPLS
  • 6VPE
  • IPv6 Broadband Access Services
  • Module 10: IPv6 Case Studies
  • Planning and Implementing IPv6 in Enterprise Networks
  • Planning and Implementing IPv6 in Service Provider Networks
  • Planning and Implementing IPv6 in Branch Networks