IPv6 Forum Certifid Course (Gold Level) (28-31 Oct)

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IPv6 Forum Certified Course (Gold Level) (28-31 Oct)

Nature and Objectives

The IPv6 Forum is a world-wide consortium of leading vendors, Internet service vendors, National research & Education Networks (NRENs) and international ISPs, with a clear mission to promote IPv6 by improving market and user awareness, creating a quality and secure Next Generation Internet and allowing world-wide equitable access to knowledge and technology. The key focus of the IPv6 Forum today is to provide technical guidance for the deployment of interoperability through its IPv6 Ready Logo, Education Certification Logo Programs.

This IPv6 Forum Certified Course (Gold Level) is recognized and certified by IPv6 Forum. This program provides an opportunity for networking professionals to understand the technical intricacies and acquire hands-on experience in order to integrate IPv6 in their networks.

This is the first such course in Hong Kong jointly hosted by Internet Society Hong Kong and IPv6 Now. The program will feature content of real-world IPv6 concepts and deployment techniques. The program will also incorporate extensive hands-on lab exercises for practical deployment.

Who Should Attend

Network/ System Engineers, IT/ Product/ Operation Managers, System Administrators

Those who would like to obtain IPv6 qualification as “IPv6 Forum Certified Engineer”.

Medium of Instruction


(English terms will be used where appropriate)


4 days


People - Sang SANG YOUNGHead of IPv6 Training Team, Internet Society Hong KongMr. Young has been active in the area of Information Technology for over 18 years and has an abundance of experience handling many projects relating to IP Addresses and specifically IPv6. He is the second person in Hong Kong to achieve the IPv6 Certification (Level Sage) of Hurricane Electric and has obtained many other certifications over the years. CWNA, ISO/IEC 2000 Auditor Certificate, ITIL v3 Foundation, IPv6 Certification-Level Sage (Hurricane Electric), FCNSP/FCNSA, CIFI, Astaro Certified Engineer, CHFI, CEH, CISA, CISSP

Course Content

The IPv6 Forum Certified Courses includes:

  • IPv6 Address Representation
  • IPv6 Address Architecture
  • IPv6 Packet Format
  • Multicast
  • Autoconfiguration
  • DHCPv6
  • Domain Name System
  • Routing IPv6 and Mobile IPv6
  • Trialling IPv6 in a IPv4 Only Network
  • Looking at the IPv6 Internet
  • Transition Techniques
  • Telecommunications Carrier Deployment
  • IPv6 Applications and Deployment
  • IPv6 Quality-of-Service Capabilities
  • Security, Privacy and Authentication
  • IPv6 Network Management
  • Class Review

Course Fee

Price: HKD12,000

Promotional price for early bird/ members: HKD9,800

Award of Certificates

Participants who have attained at least 80% attendance will be awarded a certificate of attendance issued by Hong Kong Productivity Council and the certificate of IPv6 Forum Certified Engineer issued by the IPv6 Forum.


To enroll, please download the enrollment form from website below and send it together with the appropriate fee to IT & Business Management (IBD), Hong Kong Productivity Council, 2/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Attention: Emerging Technology Unit.

[All cheques should be crossed and made payable to the Hong Kong Productivity Council.]


Hong Kong Productivity Council, 1/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. (Kowloon Tong MTR Station Exit C)


Please call Ms. Kwok at (852) 2788-6271, Ms. Lo at (852) 2788-6266, fax (852) 2190-9774 or email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.hktrainingonline.com/eng/training/detail.cfm?itemcode=40183597



1. IPv6 Address Representation

1.1 A hexadecimal primer

2. IPv6 Address Architecture

2.1 Networks

2.2 Interfaces, Masks

2.3 Address maps

2.4 Address aggregation/summarising

3. IPv6 Packet Format

3.1 The basics

3.2 IPv4 packet layout versus IPv6

3.3 Extended Attribute Packets

3.4 Framing and TCP/UDP over IP

4. Multicast

4.1 How IPv6 depends on multicast

4.2 Locating DHCP servers, routers

4.3 Neighbor Discovery

5. Autoconfiguration

1.1 SLAAC in action

1.2 Router advertisements and node solicitation

1.3 Autoconfigured addresses from MAC address

1.4 Discuss M and O flag options

6. DHCPv6

2.1 Why we still need DHCP

2.2 DHCP Unique Identifiers

2.3 Dual stack issues, eg DNS from two sources

2.4 Benefits of DHCPv6


7. Domain Name System

3.1 AAAA vs A

3.2 ip6.arpa vs inaddr.arpa

3.3 XP difficulty and solutions

3.4 Glue record difficulty

8. Routing IPv6 and Mobile IPv6

1.1 Comparisons with IPv6 Routing

1.2 Increasing role of MobileIP

1.3 Class activity

9. Trialling IPv6 in a IPv4 Only Network

2.1 Setting up a Try6 tunnel

2.2 Freenet6

10. Looking at the IPv6 Internet

3.1 ping6, tracepath, traceroute, traceroute6

3.2 Looking glasses

11. Transition Techniques

4.1 6in4, 4in6, Dual Stack, VLAN etc

4.2 Implementation options, known problems/pitfalls, troubleshooting

4.3 Consider in terms of student’s own environment

12. Telecommunications Carrier Deployment

1.1 IPv6 on MPLS, PPP and WAN carrier networks

1.2 PointtoPoint Model

1.3 PPP Terminated Aggregation (PTA) Model

1.4 L2TPv2 Access Aggregation (LAA) Model

1.5 IPv6 peering and Internet Exchanges

13. IPv6 Applications and Deployment

2.1 IPv6 address management tools and best practices

2.2 Content delivery management

2.3 Hands On IPv6 Multicast, Anycast, Unicast

14. IPv6 QualityofService Capabilities

3.1 Revisiting multi media and realtime applications

3.2 Flow Labels

3.3 What a flow is and how it’s used

3.4 Packets belonging to the same flow

3.5 Traffic Classes

15. Security, Privacy and Authentication

1.1 IPv6 IPSec tunneling and framework

1.2 Security policies and security associations

1.3 Authentication header, Encapsulating Security Payload

1.4 SAKMP/IKE Internet key exchange

1.5 IPv6 IPSec in Windows, Microsoft symmetric key authentication

1.6 Setting up an IPSec tunnel

16. IPv6 Network Management

2.1 The necessary instrumentation

2.2 MIB modules, NetFlow Records, SNMP transport, RMON, OAM

2.3 Network Management Applications

2.4 Neighbour monitoring

17. Class Review

3.1 Individual case studies

3.2 The way forward

3.3 Class evaluation