Cisco® Implementing Cisco® MPLS v2.3 (MPLS)
An introduction to MPLS concepts, installation, migration, operation, inspection, and troubleshooting will be covered in this 5-day course. An overview of MPLS, MPLS operation, and MPLS VPN deployment will be taught as well.
Who Should Attend
Channel Partner / Reseller Customer Employee
Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives: Configure and troubleshoot frame-mode MPLS on Cisco IOS platforms. Describe the MPLS peer-to-peer architecture and explain the routing and packet-forwarding model in this architecture Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot VPN operations Describe how the MPLS VPN model can be used to implement managed services and Internet access Describe the tasks and commands that are necessary to implement MPLS TE Technical Features of the Course include the following: MPLS Labels and Label Stack LDP Neighbors MPLS VPN VRF Tables MPLS TE MPLS is part of the CCIP track (MPLS exam is 642-611 MPLS)
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course include the following: • Knowledge and skill level equal to Cisco CCNA® certification. • Knowledge and experience of the implementation and verification of routing technologies as offered by the ROUTE course or equivalent skills and knowledge. • Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers course or equivalent skills and knowledge.
1 - MPLS Features
- Describing Basic MPLS Concepts Describing MPLS Labels and Label Stack Identifying MPLS Applications
2 - Label Assignment and Distribution
- Discovering LDP Neighbors Describing Typical Label Distribution in Frame-Mode MPLS Describing Convergence in Frame-Mode MPLS Lab 2-1: Establishing the Service Provider IGP Routing Environment
3 - Frame-Mode MPLS Implementation on Cisco IOS Platforms
- Using Cisco Express Forwarding Switching Configuring Frame-Mode MPLS on Cisco IOS Platforms Monitoring Frame-Mode MPLS on Cisco IOS Platforms Troubleshooting Frame-Mode MPLS on Cisco IOS Platforms Lab 3-1: Establishing the Core MPLS Environment
4 - MPLS Virtual Private Network Technology
- Introducing Virtual Private Networks Introducing MPLS VPN Architecture Introducing the MPLS VPN Routing Model Forwarding MPLS VPN Packets
5 - MPLS VPN Implementation
- Using MPLS VPN Mechanisms of Cisco IOS Platforms Configuring VRF Tables Configuring an MP-BGP Session Between PE Routers Configuring Small-Scale Routing Protocols Between PE and CE Routers Monitoring MPLS VPN Operations Configuring OSPF as the Routing Protocol Between PE and CE Routers Configuring BGP as the Routing Protocol Between PE and CE Routers Troubleshooting MPLS VPNs Lab 5-1: Configuring Initial MPLS VPN Setup Lab 5-2: Running EIGRP Between PE and CE Routers Lab 5-3: Running OSPF Between PE and CE Routers Lab 5-4: Running BGP Between PE and CE Routers
6 - Complex MPLS VPNs
- Introducing Overlapping VPNs Introducing Central Services VPNs Using Advanced VRF Import and Export Features Introducing the Managed CE Routers Service Lab 6-1: Establishing Overlapping VPNs Lab 6-2: Merging Service Providers Lab 6-3: Establishing a Common Services VPN
7 - Internet Access and MPLS VPNs
- Combining Internet Access with MPLS VPNs Implementing Separate Internet Access and VPN Services Implementing Internet Access as a Separate VPN Lab 7-1: Establishing Central Site Internet Connectivity with an MPLS VPN
8 - MPLS Traffic Engineering Overview
- Introducing Traffic Engineering Concepts Understanding MPLS TE Components Configuring MPLS Traffic Engineering on Cisco IOS Platforms Monitoring Basic MPLS TE on Cisco IOS Platforms Lab 8-1: Implementing Basic MPLS TE
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