Learning Objectives

  • Determine the precise amount of IPv6 space for any network

  • Obtain the required IPv6 prefix from AFRINIC (the RIR)

  • Implement a detailed IPv6 address plan in an IP Address Management System (IPAMS)

  • Subnet an IPv6 prefix and other subnet maths

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    WELCOME & INTRODUCTION

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    • Setting the Context
    • Prerequisite Check
    • What Is An Address Plan?
    • IPv6 Address Plan Best Practices
  • 02

    ESTIMATE & DESIGN

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    • How Much Space Do I Need as an ISP?
    • How Much Space Do I Need as an Enterprise Network?
    • Using AFRINIC's IPv6 Prefix Estimator Tool
  • 03

    PROCURE

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    • Choosing Between PA vs PI Space
    • Getting IPv6 Space from AFRINIC
    • Choosing Between PA vs PI Space
  • 04

    IMPLEMENT

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    • Best Practices for Subnet Allocation
    • Worked Example - ISP Address Plan in an IPAMs
    • Overview of Common IPAMS Software
  • 05

    CONCLUSION & NEXT STEPS

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    • Final Exam

Course Lead

Mukom has taught more than 4000 professionals from over 50 countries. An operational excellence geek, his first love has always been teaching Internet technology courses. Mukom is the creator of the IPv6 Forum's Certified Systems Engineer certification and the architect of cert6.io. - the world's only French language IPv6-certification platform. He tweets at @perfexcellent and occasionally blogs at www.perfexcellence.com

Mukom Akong Tamon

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Mukom Akong Tamon