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MPLS Fundamentals by Luc De Ghein - CCIE No. 1897

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Chapter 8

1. Name the advantages of MPLS traffic engineering
A1: Answer: The advantages of MPLS traffic engineering include the following:

- Steering traffic so that all links in the network are used optimally

- Routing traffic around hotspots in the network

- Fast rerouting traffic around link and node failures

2. What are the components of MPLS traffic engineering?
A2: Answer: Following are the components of MPLS traffic engineering:

- OSPF or IS-IS with TE extensions enabled

- RSVP

- Link attributes

- CSPF on the head end router

- TE Tunnel (Trunk) attributes

- Link manager

3. What are the attributes of the links enabled for traffic engineering?
A3: Answer: The attributes of the links that are enabled for traffic engineering include these:

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