MPLS Workshop

A technical workshop for attendees building or operating a wide area TCP/IP based ISP, or metro service providers. Staff from larger ISPs venturing into differentiated services would also benefit.

Anant Chakole
Naveen K Lakshman

Who should attend
This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work. Open to technical staff who are now or soon will be building or operating a wide area TCP/IP based Internet Service Provider (ISP), or metro service providers. Larger ISPs venturing into differentiated services will benefit.

All participants should bring Laptops.

Good working knowledge of IP Routing in BGP and OSPF/ISIS. Ability to troubleshoot a simple IP network is desired.

What you will learn
Introduction to MPLS – basic functionality and features, L3VPN, TE, L2VPN
Deploying MPLS VPN – L3 design and deployment, VRF, VRF aware features (NAT, FW, IPSEC), remote access to VPN’s, QoS, Enterprise and Campus VPN’s
Traffic Engineering – functionality, tunnel models for bandwidth control and path protection
CEs deployment – How to build a large enterprise network over MPLS cloud
MPLS security – Issues pertaining to MPLS security
L2 VPN’s – Types and functionality for EoMPLS, AToM, VPLS, L2TPV3
Troubleshooting MPLS – LDP, RIB, FIB, MP-BGP for VPN’s, L2VPN.
IPv6 for MPLS: 6PE, 6VPE