O'Reilly logo

MPLS Fundamentals by Luc De Ghein - CCIE No. 1897

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 9. IPv6 over MPLS

What You Will Learn

By the end of this chapter, you should know and be able to explain the following:

  • The necessity of having IPv6 as the successor protocol of IPv4

  • The main differences between IPv4 and IPv6

  • A brief overview of the IPv6 unicast routing protocols

  • How to carry IPv6 across an MPLS network

  • What 6PE stands for and how it operates

  • What 6VPE stands for and how it operates

When you have finished this chapter, you will be able to explain the IPv6 protocol in a few sentences. You will also be able to choose the best-suited solution for an MPLS network transporting IPv6 across it.

IPv6 is the successor to IPv4. You might think that it should be IPv5, but that one ended up as an experiment only and was dropped. IPv6 ...

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