Cisco® Implementing Cisco MPLS v3.0 (MPLS)

Course Overview

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

Course Objectives

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
  • VRF Tables
  • MPLS TE MPLS is part of the CCIP track (MPLS exam is 642-611 MPLS)

    Course Outline

    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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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $3,795.00
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