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Troubleshooting Virtual Private Networks by Mark Lewis

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Configuring TE Tunnels to Carry MPLS VPN Traffic

MPLS VPN traffic can be carried over MPLS traffic engineering (TE) tunnels.

Two different configurations are discussed in this section:

  • Transport of MPLS VPN traffic over TE tunnels between PE routers

  • Transport of MPLS VPN traffic over TE tunnels between P routers

Figure 6-28 shows both of these configurations.

Figure 6-28. Transport of MPLS VPN Traffic over PE-PE and P-P Routers

Configuring TE Tunnels Between PE Routers

In this configuration, PE routers are configured as TE tunnel head-end and tail-end routers. P routers are configured as TE midpoint routers.

Configuring the ...

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