IPv6 - learn the basics of the new IP protocol

Understand how IPv6 works. Difference between the address spaces. How Ipv6 addresses are constructed and shortened.
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 36 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

In this introductionary course you will learn the basics about IPv6. Topics include:

  • Why we should migrate to IPv6
  • How IP address spaces relates to eachother. There are many IPv6 addresses. But how many?
  • Main differences between IPv4 and IPv6 headers.
  • Address structure, how addresses looks like and how to shorten them
  • Common address types.

After attending this short but powerful course you will know the most elementary and foundations about the new IP protocol.

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What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of IPv4 is great!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • understand IPv6 basics.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who wants to understand the basics of IPv6.

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Section 1: Introduction - about this course
Introduction - about this course
Section 2: Whats the difference?

There are many analogies available on internet on how large the IPv6 address space is compared to IPv4 addresses. We can probably all agree that there are HUGE numbers of addresses and they will be enough for quite some time.


Why should we use IPv6? Is it all about the number of addresses? Are there other differences?


Are we running out of ipv4 addresses? If so, when?


We will have a look at the IPv4 header and the IPv6 header and compare them with eachother to understand the differences.

Section 3: The addresses

After this lecture You will understand the structure of an IPv6 address.


I will explain how an IPv6 address can be shortened and simplified.


A few examples on how to shorten IPv6 addresses to understand what can and cannot be done.

No more subnet masks!

I will explain the most common types of addresses available, how to recognize them and their usages.

Section 4: Bonus section
Bonus lecture

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Instructor Biography

Jimmy Larsson, Senior Consultant, Instructor and CISSP

I have been working in IT since 1991. My focus the last 15 years has been in Routing&Switching and Security. I have certifications in Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCSP) since 2000, also certified Checkpoing CCSA/CCSP and ISC2 CISSP. After 20+ years as an IT consultant I have a broad as well as deep knowledge in TCP/IP, routing, switching and firewalling.

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