pdf_gross.gifIPv6 Hands-On

[2-day course, Euro 2,350.- (net) per participant]

Course Description

Review of IPv4 and Differences to IPv6

  • IPv4 History and Weaknesses

  • The IPv4 History

  • The TCP / IP Protocol Stack with IPv4

Physical Access, Internet Protocol, Transport Layer Protocols, Application Layer

  • Review of the Data Link Layer Protocol Ethernet

The Ethernet Frame, Ethernet Frame , Preamble, Source & destination address, Length/Type Field, Data Field, Frame Check Sequence, Ethernet Access Scheme, Backoff Time

  • IP Frame Structure and Addressing Review

L2 Ethernet, Internet Layer, Transport Layer, Application Layer

  • IPv4 Addressing Summary

Classful IP Addresses, Subnet Mask, Subnetting , Classless Inter Domain Routing (CIDR)

  • IPv4 Addressing Summary (continued)

Private Networks / Intranets / NAT

  • IP Address Allocation and Distribution

IANA, Regional Registers

  • The Main Problem Is: IPv4 Address Consumption

  • and the Emergency Measures in IPv4 are

  • Overview of the IP Protocol Headers

  • Protocol Elements Inherited from IPv4

Address Range, Header Simplicity, Use of “Next Headers”

  • The IPv6 Protocol Format

Hop-by-Hop Options Header, Destination Options Header, Routing Header, Fragment Header, Authentication Header, Encapsulating Security Payload Header

  • IPv6 Header Details

Version, Traffic Class, Flow Label, Payload Length , Next header, Hop Limit, Source Address, Destination Address, Example of an IPv6 Frame

  • IPv6 Extension Header Concept

Hop by Hop and Destination Option Headers, Hop by Hop Header – Jumbograms, IPv6 Routing Header, Next Header, Header length, Type, Segments left, Addresses, IPv6 Fragmentation Header, Next header, Fragment offset, Res, M Flag, Fragment Identification, Fragmentation in IPv4 and IPv6, Fragmentation Example in IPv6, Authentication Header, Next Header (8 bit), Payload Length (8 bit), Reserved (16 bit), Security Parameters Index (SPI) (32 bit), Sequence Number (32 bit), Authentication Data (n bit), Encapsulated Security Payload (ESP) Header, Security Parameters Index (SPI) (32 bit), Sequence Number (32 bit), Payload Data (n bit), Padding (0 – 255 octets), Padding Length (8 bit), Next Header (8 bit), ESP Authentication Data (n bit)

  • Comprehension Check and exercise

Details of IPv6 Addressing

  • IPv6 Address Types

  • IPv6 Addressing Scheme

  • IPv6 Address Type Overview

Unicast Addresses, Multicast Addresses, Anycast Addresses, Reserved Multicast Addresses, The Global Unicast Address Format, The Global Multicast Address Format, IPv6 Predefined Multicast Addresses, The Link Local Address Format, Unique Local Unicast Addresses (ULA), Pseudo Random Algorithm for Global ID Generation

  • IPv6 Address Notation

Address Examples and Notation Alternatives, Comprehension Check and Exercise

  • Comprehension Check and exercise

  • Details of ICMPv6

  • Overview of Important Messages

Error Messages, Destination Unreachable, Packet Too Big, Time Exceeded, Parameter Problem, Important Informal Messages, Echo Request, Echo Reply, Multicat Listener Query, Multicast Listener Report, Multicast Listener Done, Router Solicitation, Router Advertisement, Neighbor Solicitation, Neighbor Advertisement, Redirect

  • ICMP Pseudo Header

  • Details of the Destination Unreachable Message

ICMP Extension Objects

  • Details of the Packet Too Big Message

  • Details of the Time Exceeded Message

ICMP Extension Objects

  • Details of the Parameter Problem Message

  • Details of the Echo Request and Echo Reply Messages

  • Example: ICMPv6 Echo Request and Reply

  • Details of the Router Solicitation Messages

Related IPv6 header parameters, ICMP Fields:

  • Details of the Router Advertisement Messages

Related IPv6 header parameters, ICMP Fields:

  • Details of the Neighbor Solicitation Messages

Related IPv6 header parameters:

  • Details of the Neighbor Advertisement Messages

ICMP Fields:

  • Details of the Redirect Messages

Related IPv6 header parameters:, Summary of other Informal ICMPv6 Messages, Home Agent Address Discovery Request, Home Agent Address Discovery Reply, Mobile Prefix Solicitation, Mobile Prefix Advertisement

  • Address Configuration Options

Selection of Address Configuration , Managed Address Configuration Flag (M-flag), Other Stateful Configuration Flag (O-Flag), Overview of Configurations with M and O flags in ICMPv6 RA Messages

  • How a Host may obtain an IP-Address

IPv4 and DHCP, How to create EUI based Interface Identifiers, IEEE EUI-64 Identifiers, IEEE EUI-48 Identifiers (from IEEE 48-bit MACs), Non Global Identifiers, Practical exercise:
Generation of an EUI-64 Identifier from IEEE 48 Bit MAC, IPv6 and “Stateless Autoconfiguration”, Stateful and Stateless Address Configuration with DHCPv6, Stateful Message Exchange, Stateless Message Exchange, Rapid Commit Option, Overview and DHCP Message Comparison DHCPv4 vs DHCPv6, SOLICIT, ADVERTISE , REQUEST , RENEW, REBIND, REPLY, RELEASE, INFORMATION-REQUEST, DECLINE, RECONFIGURE, CONFIRM , RELAY-FORW, RELAY-REPLY, DHCPv6 Relay, Important DHCP Parameters, DHCP Unique Identifier (DUID), Identity Association Identifier , IA Timer T1, IA Timer T2

  • Name Resolution in IPv6 – DNS

  • Overview and Review of DNS

  • Example of the DNS Hierarchy


  • IPv6 Enhancements

IPv6 Routing Concepts

  • The Hierarchical Routing Architecture

Public Topology, Site Topology, Interface Identifier

  • Multi-Homing and Provider Changes / Renumbering

  • Provider Independent Address Range

Example: Provider Independent (PI) Address Calculation, Exercise: PI Address Calculation for New York

  • Overview of IP Routing Types

Intra Domain Routing (IGP), Static Routing, Dynamic Routing, Distance Vector Routing, Link State Routing, Hybrid Routing, Inter Domain Routing (EGP), Path Vector Routing

  • Routing Criteria

Minimum Cost Routing, Minimum Distance Routing, Minimum Hop Routing, Minimum Load Routing, Imposed Routing

  • Example: Routing Information Protocol (RIP, RIP-2, RIPng / RIPv6)

Routing Information Protocol (Example)

  • RIP Version Differences

  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF, OSPFv6)

Autonomous systems (AS), OSPF Areas, Backbone area and area 0, Internal Router (IR), Backbone Router (BR), Area Border Router (ABR), AS Boundary Routers (ASBR)

  • OSPF Operation

Link State Advertisements (LSA), Hello, Database description, Link state request, Link state update, Link state acknowledgement: , Link State Routing

Operation of IPv6

  • Security, VPN Configuration and Operation

  • Threats and Security Attacks regarding IP

Privacy, Alteration, Spoofing

  • Alternatives for Network Security

Encryption and Authentication on Layer 1 / 2, Encryption and Authentication on the Network Layer, Encryption and Authentication on higher layers

  • VPN Operation Modes

IPsec in Transport Mode, IPsec in Transport Mode, Transport Mode and AH, Transport Mode and ESP, IPSec in Tunnel Mode, Tunnel Mode and AH, Tunnel Mode and ESP

  • Establishment of an IPsec-Relationship

Establishment of an IPsec-Relationship

  • Mobile IP in IPv6

  • MIP Operation Principles

Host A – also called Corresponding Node (CN), Home Agent (HA), Foreign Agent (FA), Mobile Host B – also called Mobile Node (MN), Route Optimisation in IPv6

  • MIP in Trusted Non-3GPP RATs

  • Example: PMIPv6 Signaling in Trusted non-3GPP Networks

  • Example: Mobility Options in Destination Header

  • QoS Mechanisms with IPv6

  • The QoS-Hierarchy

Services, Traffic Classes, QoS-Profiles and Parameters, QoS-Parameter Settings, Physical Processing Rules

  • End-to-End View

  • QoS Methods in IP

DiffServ, IntServ, MPLS

  • Details of Diffserv Operation

Details of the AF(X,Y) PHB (Assured Forwarding), Details of the EF PHB (Expedite Forwarding)

  • Summary of IPv6 Advantages

Interworking and Migration IPv4 to IPv6

  • Interworking and Migration IPv4 to IPv6

IPv4 Address compatible to IPv6, Dual Stack IP Support, Tunneling

  • Dual Stack Principle

  • Automatic 6 to 4 Tunneling Principle

  • Teredo Tunneling Architecture

Teredo Client, Teredo Server, Teredo Relay, Host specific Teredo Relay, Cone-NAT, Limited NAT

  • Teredo Operation – Initial Configuration

  • Teredo Address Format

Solutions for the practical excercises




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