IPv6 training for Managers and IPv6 for Engineers

12 May 2012 | IPv6 training for Managers | 09:00 - 13:00

This workshop has been conducted for the first time at AfriNIC-15 in Cameroon and it is now part of our regular programme for AfriNIC Public Policy Meetings. The half day course will start at 09:00 am.

 Target audience

  • Non-technical managers

  • Regulators

Workshop outline

  • The registry system

  • What is the difference between IPv4 & IPv6

  • IPv6 address basics

  • Strategic opportunities of IPv6

  • The road to IPv6: Driving IPv6 adoption:

  1. At national/country level
  2. At an enterprise level
  3. At a small to medium company level
  • Managing the costs of IPv6 adoption

  • IPv6 planning priorities and dependencies

  • Aligning IPv6 with key initiatives, processes and projects

  • Case studies: real Life IPv6 deployment

  • Way forward

IPv6 for Engineers | 09:00 - 17:30


This is the basic course that we will run by default at all locations where we are doing training for the first time.

Target audience

Network engineers and systems administrators who are comfortable with implementing and managing IPv4 networks.

Workshop outline

  • IPv4 Addressing and subnetting.

  • The OSI model and the various protocols that operate at each layer.

  • Intra-domain routing and OSPF.

  • How to use the command line interfaces of key routing platforms (e.g Cisco IOS).

  • IPv4 exhaustion and the case for IPv6 ["Why a new IP?"]

  • Why NAT is not a sustainable solution to IPv4 exhaustion

  • IPv6: fact|reality vs fiction/myth

  • Understanding IPv6 addressing

  • IPv6 address planning

  • IPv6 from an IPv4 perspective

  • Fundamentals of routing in IPv6

  • Transition mechanisms

  • IPv6 equipment & software buyers' guide

  • Labs/exercises

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