MPLS – Multi-Protocol Label Switching Training

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Course Name
MPLS – Multi-Protocol Label Switching Training

Course Overview
This course on MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching training is designed for people who work on development, testing and verification of MPLS protocol. Participants will learn the internals of MPLS protocol that helps them with a much better understanding of their current MPLS work.

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Target Audience

  • Professionals and Students who are working in Storage/Networking/IT Domain
  • Developers, Testers/QA and Verification Engineers who are working on or keen to know Multi-Protocol Label Switching

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MPLS – Multi-Protocol Label Switching Training Course Outline

MPLS Basics
Labels
Upstream and Downstream LSRs
Labeled Packet
Label Assignment and Distribution
Attributes of a Label Binding
Label Distribution Protocols
Unsolicited Downstream vs. Downstream-on-Demand
Label Retention Mode
The Label Stack
The Next Hop Label Forwarding Entry (NHLFE)
Incoming Label Map (ILM)
FEC-to-NHLFE Map (FTN)
Label Swapping
Scope and Uniqueness of Labels
Label Switched Path (LSP), LSP Ingress, LSP Egress
Penultimate Hop Popping
LSP Next Hop
Invalid Incoming Labels
LSP Control: Ordered versus Independent
Aggregation
Route Selection
Lack of Outgoing Label
Time-to-Live (TTL)
Loop Control
Label Encodings
– MPLS-specific Hardware and/or Software
– ATM Switches as LSRs
– Interoperability among Encoding Techniques
Label Merging
– Non-merging LSRs
– Labels for Merging and Non-Merging LSRs
– Merge over ATM
– Methods of Eliminating Cell Interleave
– Interoperation: VC Merge, VP Merge, and Non-Merge
Tunnels and Hierarchy
– Hop-by-Hop Routed Tunnel
– Explicitly Routed Tunnel
– LSP Tunnels
– Hierarchy: LSP Tunnels within LSPs
– Label Distribution Peering and Hierarchy
Label Distribution Protocol Transport
Why More than one Label Distribution Protocol?
– BGP and LDP
– Labels for RSVP Flowspecs
– Labels for Explicitly Routed LSPs
Multicast
Some Applications of MPLS
MPLS and Hop by Hop Routed Traffic
– Labels for Address Prefixes
– Distributing Labels for Address Prefixes
– Label Distribution Peers for an Address Prefix
– Distributing Labels
– Using the Hop by Hop path as the LSP
– LSP Egress and LSP Proxy Egress
– The Implicit NULL Label
– Option: Egress-Targeted Label Assignment
MPLS and Explicitly Routed LSPs
– Explicitly Routed LSP Tunnels
Label Stacks and Implicit Peering
MPLS and Multi-Path Routing
LSP Trees as Multipoint-to-Point Entities
LSP Tunneling between BGP Border Routers
Other Uses of Hop-by-Hop Routed LSP Tunnels
MPLS and Multicast
Label Distribution Procedures (Hop-by-Hop)
The Procedures for Advertising and Using labels
– Downstream LSR: Distribution Procedure
– PushUnconditional
– PushConditional
– PulledUnconditional
– PulledConditional
– Upstream LSR: Request Procedure
– RequestNever
– RequestWhenNeeded
– RequestOnRequest
– Upstream LSR: Not Available Procedure
– RequestRetry
– RequestNoRetry
– Upstream LSR: Release Procedure
– ReleaseOnChange
– NoReleaseOnChange
– Upstream LSR: label Use Procedure
– Downstream LSR: Withdraw Procedure
MPLS Schemes: Supported Combinations of Procedures
– Schemes for LSRs that Support Label Merging
– Schemes for LSRs that do not Support Label Merging
– Interoperability Considerations
Security Considerations

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