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Mar 19th, 2008
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Hi Guys,

Had a couple of questions, when I run the command sh mpls-forwarding table vrf <id> I see a local label assigned to the vrf id what does that signify; what's even more confusing is if the interface is in a down down state then the mpls forwarding table associated with that interface should be empty, but I still see alabel assigned to the VRF id; confused:

ROUTER1#sh mpls forwarding-table vrf Orch_8220:1251674

Local Outgoing Prefix Bytes tag Outgoing Next Hop

tag tag or VC or Tunnel Id switched interface

162 Aggregate vrf:Orch_8330:121674 \



The VRF related to this interface is in a down down state.

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saurav.khanna Wed, 03/26/2008 - 00:36
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Yeps, I know local labels are assigned by the LSR to all the prefixes in the routing table. My question is why was a label assigned to VRF ID (which is not a routing prefix) also if the interface is down, there is no prefix in the vrf routing table for that particular VRF ID still a local label is assigned to it. Why????

mheusing Wed, 03/26/2008 - 03:46
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It would be nice to see the output of "show ip route vrf ..." at the same time as your "show mpls forwarding-table". Which IOS version and platform are you using?

Regards, Martin

shivlu jain Thu, 03/27/2008 - 08:57
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i am also getting the same but on doing the ip route vrf *; the same got disabled. try this remedy




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