Chapter 8. MPLS VPN Network Management


This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the Main Implications for Network Management When an MPLS VPN Is Introduced

  • Guidelines for the Enterprise in Evaluating Service Provider Management Capability

  • Managing the VPN from an Enterprise Perspective

  • Guidelines for the Service Provider on How to Meet and Exceed Enterprise Expectations

  • Case Study: Troubleshooting a Problem with the Acme, Inc. VPN


So far, this book has concentrated on the technology and service offerings associated with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) virtual private networks (VPNs). All of this is of little value, however, if the service is not effectively managed from both enterprise and service ...

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