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Troubleshooting Virtual Private Networks by Mark Lewis

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Configuring MPLS VPNs

Misconfiguration is a common cause of problems with MPLS VPNs. In this section, therefore, MPLS VPN configuration is discussed.

When configuring an MPLS VPN, there are three types of devices that must be configured, the CE router, the PE router, and the P router. The configuration of each of these devices is discussed in this section.

It may be useful to reference Figure 6-31 on page 476 while reading this section. Note, however, that not all configuration discussed in this section is illustrated.

Figure 6-31. Sample MPLS VPN Topology

Configuring the CE Router

Configuration of the CE router is standard—nothing ...

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