Week 2: IP version 6 and Layer 2 Basics

Content

  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • IPv6 transition
  • DNS on and for IPv6
  • Application support for IPv6
  • Circuit and Packet Switching
  • Layer 1 and 2 relays
  • Ethernet and 802.3
  • MAC sublayer
  • LLC sublayer
  • SNAP
  • Basic Bridging
  • Transparent Bridging
  • Provider backbones
  • TRILL, SPB

Lab exercises

  • Virtualization with Xen/Ubuntu (in cooperation with LIA)
  • Virtualization with UML
  • Basic networking tools

References

RFCs

  • RFC 2450: Proposed TLA and NLA Assignment Rules
  • RFC 2460: Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification
  • RFC 2928: Initial IPv6 Sub-TLA ID Assignments
  • RFC 3493: Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6
  • RFC 3587: IPv6 Global Unicast Address Format
  • RFC 4291: IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture
  • RFC 4443: Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMPv6) for the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Specification
  • RFC 4861: Neighbor Discovery for IP version 6 (IPv6)
  • RFC 4862: IPv6 Stateless Address Autoconfiguration
  • RFC 4884: Extended ICMP to Support Multi-Part Messages
  • RFC 4941: Privacy Extensions for Stateless Address Autoconfiguration in IPv6
  • RFC 5095: Deprecation of Type 0 Routing Headers in IPv6
  • RFC 5556: Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Problem and Applicability Statement
  • RFC 5722: Handling of Overlapping IPv6 Fragments
  • RFC 5942: IPv6 Subnet Model: The Relationship between Links and Subnet Prefixes
  • RFC 5952: A Recommendation for IPv6 Address Text Representation
  • RFC 6052: IPv6 Addressing of IPv4/IPv6 Translators
  • RFC 6177: IPv6 Address Assignment to End Sites (BCP 157)
  • RFC 6325: Routing Bridges (RBridges): Base Protocol Specification
  • RFC 6437: IPv6 Flow Label Specification
  • RFC 6564: A Uniform Format for IPv6 Extension Headers
  • RFC 6890: Special-Purpose IP Address Registries (BCP 153)
  • RFC 6935: IPv6 and UDP Checksums for Tunneled Packets
  • RFC 6946: Processing of IPv6 “Atomic” Fragments
  • RFC 6980: Security Implications of IPv6 Fragmentation with IPv6 Neighbor Discovery
  • RFC 7045: Transmission and Processing of IPv6 Extension Headers
  • RFC 7048: Neighbor Unreachability Detection Is Too Impatient
  • RFC 7112: Implications of Oversized IPv6 Header Chains
  • RFC 7136: Significance of IPv6 Interface Identifiers
  • RFC 7176: Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) Use of IS-IS
  • RFC 7177: Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Adjacency
  • RFC 7346: IPv6 Multicast Address Scopes
  • RFC 7371: Updates to the IPv6 Multicast Addressing Architecture
  • RFC 7527: Enhanced Duplicate Address Detection
  • RFC 7559: Packet-Loss Resiliency for Router Solicitations
  • RFC 8028: First-Hop Router Selection by Hosts in a Multi-Prefix Network

IEEE

  • 802.3-2012_section1: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION ONE (10 Mb/s)
  • 802.3-2012_section2: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION TWO (100 Mb/s)
  • 802.3-2012_section3: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION THREE (1000 Mb/s)
  • 802.3-2012_section4: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION FOUR (10 Gb/s)
  • 802.3-2012_section5: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION FIVE (EFM (Ethernet in the First Mile))
  • 802.3-2012_section6: IEEE Standard for Ethernet, SECTION SIX (EEE (Energy-Efficient Ethernet), 40, 100 Gb/s)
  • 802.3bm-2015: IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment 3: Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Operation over Fiber Optic Cables
  • 802.2-1998: Information technology — Telecommunications and information exchange between systems — Local and metropolitan area networks — Specific requirements Part 2: Logical Link Control

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