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NetSim 10 Update | 10.5 Released

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Mar 11, 2015 3:17:00 PM

By Andrew Messier,

NetSim 10.5 was released today. This is primarily an update for NetSim’s routing and switching engine which adds support for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6 (DHCPv6), fixes several minor DHCP bugs, and fixes an activation issue affecting some NetSim and NetSimX (BEE) customers. Three new CCNP labs are included to cover this new technology. Five new CCNA labs are also included which offer additional Access Control Lists (ACL) practice. All eight labs are listed below:

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Tags: Andrew Messier, DHCPv6, ACL labs, IPvs SLAAC, stateful DHCPv6, NetSim 10.5 Release, stateless DHCPv6

Time to Fly: IPv6 Demystified Part IV

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Jul 16, 2014 10:27:00 AM

By James Hanback

Now that you know what an IP version 6 (IPv6) address is, how to identify the types of IPv6 addresses, and how to subnet a block of IPv6 addresses, it’s finally time to configure IPv6 on a network. Perhaps your boss has finally shown some interest and asked you what that whole World IPv6 Launch anniversary you mentioned was all about. Perhaps you’ve simply decided that it’s time to put into practice the topics you’ve been studying in pursuit of your certification. However it happened, you’re ready to implement IPv6 on your network.

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Tags: James Hanback, dual stacks, DHCPv6, ipv6 unicast-routing, tunneling, IPv6, direct route