Advanced Networking with IPv6 Syllabus

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This page contains Syllabus of Advanced Networking with IPv6 of CSIT.

Title Advanced Networking with IPv6
Short Name
Course code CSC453
Nature of course Theory + Lab
Semester eighth-semester
Full marks 60 + 20 + 20
Pass marks 24 + 8 + 8
Credit Hrs 3
Elective/Compulsary Elective

Course Description

Course Synopsis: Study of Advanced Networking with IPv6


Goal: The course covers about: principles underlying IPv6 Network Design; Internet

routing protocols (unicast, multicast and unidirectional) with IPv6; algorithmic issues related to

the Internet; IPv6 Migration; measurement and performance; next generation Internet (IPv6,

QoS) and applications.


Units and Unit Content

1. Networking Protocols
teaching hours: 6 hrs

1.1 OSI Model

1.2 Internet IP/UDP/TCP

1.3 Routing in the Internet & CIDR

1.4 Multicasting

1.5 Unidirectional Link Routing


2. Next Generation Internet
teaching hours: 8 hrs

2.1 Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)

2.2 History of IPv6

2.3 IPv6 Header Format

2.4 Feature of IPv6

2.5 International trends and standards

2.6 IPv6Addressing (Unicast, Anycast & Multicast)


3. ICMPv6 and Neighbor Discovery
teaching hours: 6 hrs

3.1 ICMPv6 General Message Format

3.2 ICMP Error and Information Message Types

3.3 Neighbor Discovery Processes and Messages

3.4 Path MTU Discovery

3.5 MLD overview


4. Security and Quality of Service in IPv6
teaching hours: 6 hrs

4.1 Types of Threats

4.2 Security Techniques

4.3 IPSEC Framework

4.4 QoS Paradigms

4.5 QoS in IPv6 Protocols


5. IPv6 Routing
teaching hours: 4 hrs

5.1 RIPng

5.2 OSPF for IPv6

5.3 BGP extensions for IPv6

5.4 PIM-SM & DVMRP for IPv6


6. IPv4/IPv6 Transition Mechanisms
teaching hours: 8 hrs

6.1 Migration Strategies

6.2 Tunneling

6.2.1 Automatic Tunneling

6.2.2 Configured tunneling

6.3 Dual Stack

6.4 Translation

6.4.1 NAT-PT


7. IPv6 Network and Server Deployment
teaching hours: 7 hrs

7.1 IPv6 Network Configuration in Linux and Windows Machines

7.2 IPv6 enabled WEB/PROXY/DNS/MAIL Server Configuration

7.3 IPv6 Deployment: Challenges and Risks

7.4 IPv6 and the NGN


Lab and Practical works