When deploying a new MPLS backbone for a Service Provider, what will be consider the best practices in general? For example what about the following list and any other items:
- Define the Internet as a VRF?
- Use private ASNs?
- Define a VRF per special service?
- Use at least two route reflectors?
- Use OSPF as IGP?
- Limit the CE-PE routing support to OSPF and BGP?
What will be the best approach for management of the devices? A management VRF or the nodes to natively be on a management network?
What to consider when designing from scratch?