IPv6 Training

On this page, we intend to list resources we have found for formal training classes related to IPv6. In particular, we are looking to list training courseware, online training, training classes or events that may be available for free usage.

Internet Society Training

The Internet Society has developed an online course in both English and Spanish to provide a primer for individuals who are interested in better understanding IPv6.

Free / open IPv6 Training

IPv6 Training from Nonprofit Organizations

The following training programs are offered by nonprofit organizations. There is often a fee involved but some organizations do offer some free training as well.

Commercial Training

We are currently evaluating how we best address listing commercial IPv6 course offerings, of which there are many.

  • Boson.com put together a series of IPv6 tutorial blog posts that may be of interest. (We are listing them here as they are a commercial provider of training, although these posts are free to view.)


We have also already received requests from universities/colleges who are seeking IPv6 modules that they can include in courses. If you are aware of up-to-date courseware that we could help promote, please do let us know. Thank you.

Do you know of additional training resources we should consider adding here? If so, please send them to us.

December 6th, 2011 by | Posted in | 10 Comments

10 Responses to IPv6 Training

  1. DePaul University offers a 10-week online course in IPv6, including multiple Cisco configuration labs. The online format provides universal accessibility. I haven’t seen other programs like this yet from the college/university community.

  2. Giat Ju On says:

    I’m from North Sumatera University (Indonesia) will try this programs. Thanks to ISOC for IPv6 training programs.

  3. Click on my name to see a short demo of FTP over IPv6 using long form, short form and “localhost “(::1) addressing.

  4. SANS offers a 2 day class “IPv6 Security Essentials”. See http://www.ipv6securitytraining.com for a syllabus and schedule.

    We do also offer a number of free training videos at http://isc.sans.edu/ipv6videos/

  5. AFRINIC has an extensive 50% hands on IPv6 training program which we teach in various countries in Africa — free of charge. Check learn.afrinic.net regularly to see if your country is on the training schedule for this year.

  6. Jorge Gonzalez says:

    Thanks Mukon for sharing those slides! Someone asked me to explain IPv6 to non IT people…I think this document will help me in that task.

  7. Jordi Palet says:

    We are the first company in the world (2001) that started to provide free and paid trainings, in Spanish and English (www.consulintel.es). We have cooperated with all the RIRs, ISOC and ICANN among other entities, having done trainings in more than 100 countries.

  8. David Holder says:

    Erion hasprovided IPv6 training for over 18 years (since 1998). We have the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IPv6 training courses covering all aspects of IPv6 across all major operating systems and platforms. Our clients include governments, global and local enterprises, technology companies and standards bodies. http://www.ipv6training.com.

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