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MPLS Fundamentals by Luc De Ghein - CCIE No. 1897

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Chapter 1

1. What are the MPLS applications mentioned in this chapter?
A1: Answer: Traffic engineering, MPLS VPN, AToM, and VPLS are the MPLS applications mentioned in this chapter.
2. Name three advantages of running MPLS in a service provider network.
A2: Answer: The advantages of running MPLS in a service provider network include the following:

- Better integration of IP over ATM

- A network that is running a BGP-free core

- Easy deployment of a peer-to-peer VPN model (MPLS VPN)

- One unified network infrastructure

- Optimal flow of traffic

- Traffic engineering enables the steering of traffic through the network on a path different than the least cost path computed by the dynamic routing protocol

3. What are the advantages of the MPLS VPN solution ...

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