Posts Tagged ‘MPLS’

Basic MPLS

March 5, 2012 8 comments

I would like to share a basic MPLS configuration example where I will explain how MPLS works and what are the different steps in order to configure it. This example is not related to MPLS layer 3 VPNs, this is just going to be the basic underlying logic of how an MPLS tunnel on its own works so I will neither talk about VRF nor MP-BGP which is the VPNv4 address family in order to exchange the customer routes and the MPLS VPN labels.

 Let´s consider the following topology:

PE routers R2 and R4
P router: R3
CE routers R1 and R5

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BGP and MPLS completed

July 21, 2011 2 comments

It has been a while since I haven´t written in the blog but I have been busy with work and training.

I have now completed my BGP and MPLS exam which will give me a solid understanding for my CCIE training.

In order to pass these 2 exams I have used the student and lab guides from Cisco. I have done all the labs using real device as well as GNS3 (especially for MPLS where I used 13 routers!)

I attach the network diagram I used for MPLS training.

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