IPv6 system basics

basic level / technicians and decision makers

The course provides a clear overview of the basic knowledge needed for understanding of IPv6 operations with the aim of using the protocol, its services and network planning with IPv6. Novelties in comparison to the IPv4 are presented as well as IPv6 operations and supportive mechanisms, main services and migration scenarios/options from IPv4 to IPv6. The practical part of the course includes a demonstration of IPv6 implementation operations based on various operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Cisco IOS).


  • Introduction into the IPv4 protocol and Ethernet technology
  • Reasons for migration from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Current state of IPv6
  • Key novelties in IPv6
  • IPv6 addessing
  • Basics IPv6 protocols and mechanisms:
    • DNS
    • ICMPv6
    • DHCPv6
  • IPv6 impact on other layers of TCP/IP stack
  • Transition mechanisms for IPv4 - IPv6 migration
  • IPv6 parameter configuration in various operating systems

Target group

  • Network/system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Technical and customer services support personnel
  • Marketing and technical sales personnel


After completing the course you will:

  • have basic knowledge about architecture, basic concepts and services in IPv6 networks
  • comprehend the reasons for migration of IPv4 to IPv6
  • configure IPv6 parameters on terminal user equipment
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:1 day
Tutor:Luka Koršič, Dušan Mulac
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
Fees:430 + DDV
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Status: Closing date exceeded