Chapter 6. IP Management Plane Security

In this chapter, you learn about the following:

Different types of management interfaces of IP routers

• Different access methods to IP routers

Security techniques to secure the IP management plane

Management of MPLS VPN customer edge routers using a secure Management VPN

As described in Chapter 1, the management plane is used to provision, manage, and monitor IP networks, as well as individual network elements. This also includes the configuration of the many security techniques detailed throughout this book. Because the management plane enables network provisioning and telemetry, it is critical that:

• Management plane resources and protocols are secured to mitigate the threat of unauthorized access ...

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