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IPv6: Introduction to the Protocol

by Ed Horley

This course is an introduction to the IPv6 protocol.

What you'll learn

This course is an introduction to the IPv6 protocol and therefore it covers the fundamentals of IPv6 such as the address types, their function, how networks are described, and an introduction to basic features like DNS, DHCPv6, and Neighbor Discovery.

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About the author

Ed Horley is the Co-founder of HexaBuild (, focused on advancing cloud, IoT, and security with IPv6. He is the author of Practical IPv6 for Windows Administrators from Apress and is also a Pluralsight author. Ed is the current Co-Chair of the California IPv6 Task Force (, on the Technical Advisory Board for Infoblox in their IPv6 Center of Excellence, and speaks internationally on IPv6 at various conferences. He maintains a blog at more

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