O'Reilly logo

Metro Ethernet by Sam Halabi

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 5. MPLS Traffic Engineering

This chapter covers the following topics:

You have seen in the previous chapters how metro Ethernet Layer 2 (L2) services can be deployed over an MPLS network. You also learned about the concept of pseudowires and label switched path (LSP) tunnels. The LSP tunnels are simply a means to tunnel the pseudowires from one end of the MPLS cloud to the other with the opportunity of aggregating multiple pseudowires within a single LSP tunnel. The LSP tunnels themselves can be constructed manually, or via MPLS signaling using the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) or RSVP traffic engineering (TE). TE is an important ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required