MPLS workshop

Workshop date: 21-25 February 2012
Venue: Room 292, Level 2, Hotel Ashok


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 MPLS VPN network providing differentiated services.

Target Audience

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.


It is assumed that the workshop participants know how to use a router command line interface, do basic router configuration and have a good working knowledge of IP routing in IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax. Ability to troubleshoot simple IP network is desired.
NB: Participants are required to bring laptops

Workshop Topics

  • Introduction to MPLS - Basic MPLS and LDP
  • Basic MPLS L3VPN - MPLS L3 VPNs Basics
  • Advanced MPLS L3VPN - Inter-AS MPLS VPNs & Internet Access in L3VPN deployments
  • Traffic Engineering - functionality, tunnel models for bandwidth control and path protection
  • L2 VPN's - Types and functionality for EoMPLS, AToM, VPLS, L2TPV3
  • Troubleshooting MPLS - LDP, RIB, FIB, L3VPNs, L2VPNs


Santanu Dasgupta, Cisco
Alastair Johnson, Alcatel-Lucent
Ram Krishna Pariyar, Subisu
Shivlu Jain, Cisco Systems

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Key Info


Ashok Hotel,
New Delhi, India


21 February - 2 March 2012


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