Good MPLS Doc

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Apr 22nd, 2008

I will do some searching on my own, but does anyone have a really good design and operation doc for MPLS that they have read and are familiar with?

Something that I could sink my teeth into. Something that gives scenarios of different implementations and its ramifications, etc. Something like Cisco SRND docs for the data center.

Will also take recommendations for good published books....



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n.nandrekar Tue, 04/22/2008 - 20:05


I think the references would vary according to the sub-features eg. BGP-VPNs, VPLS etc.

But in general, especially for MPLS and the L3 VPNs, I have found the following book very useful :

Cisco Press - MPLS And VPN Architectures, Vol I and II.

The following book gives detailed configurations, scenarios and some explanations on some other architectures. :

Cisco - MPLS Configuration on Cisco IOS


I personally have found this book very helpful in actual configurations.

Specifically for L2 MPLS vpns, the better reference is

cisco-press L2 VPN Architectures.

Also when I had started with mpls, I had found the CCIP MPLS PPTs very useful, i.e. if you dont want to read through all the pages but get the understanding.

Hope this helps.




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