configuring pppoe in cisco CLI (VPDN or bba-group)???

Answered Question
Feb 9th, 2009
User Badges:
  • Bronze, 100 points or more

Hi All,


My scenario is like below:


Cisco 1841 or 2811 router -- DSL modem --- Aggregation router.


Cisco 1841 or 2811 should initiate a PPPOE to the Aggregation router.


When I started configuring PPPoE, i am not able to find the "protocol pppoe" option under vpdn group. (though on Cisco's FN pppoe-client support is listed on the IOS)


LAB-CE2-1841(config)#vpdn-group 1

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn)#pro

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn)#pro?

% Unrecognized command

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn)#reque

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn)#request-diali

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn)#request-dialin

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn-req-in)#pro

LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn-req-in)#protocol ?

l2f Use L2F

l2tp Use L2TP


LAB-CE2-1841(config-vpdn-req-in)#protocol


This above router should initiate a PPPoE to the Aggregation router.



Just came across about the "bba-group pppoe" config CLI. Would like to know currently PPPoE under VPDN is replaced with bba-group CLI.


Or bba-group CLI should only be used on the aggregator side.


Any help is much appreciated.


thanks

Arun Kumar

Correct Answer by Giuseppe Larosa about 8 years 4 months ago

Hello Arun,

there was a change and newer IOS versions simply don't need to configure VPDN to support PPPoE client


you need just to configure under fe port


int fe0/0

pppoe-client dial-pool-number 1



+

int dialer


interface Dialer1

ip address negotiated

ip mtu 1492



bba-group is needed if you want to use more then one PPPoE session


Hope to help

Giuseppe




  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 5 (2 ratings)
Loading.
Correct Answer
Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 02/09/2009 - 07:26
User Badges:
  • Super Silver, 17500 points or more
  • Hall of Fame,

    Founding Member

Hello Arun,

there was a change and newer IOS versions simply don't need to configure VPDN to support PPPoE client


you need just to configure under fe port


int fe0/0

pppoe-client dial-pool-number 1



+

int dialer


interface Dialer1

ip address negotiated

ip mtu 1492



bba-group is needed if you want to use more then one PPPoE session


Hope to help

Giuseppe




arun kumar Tue, 02/10/2009 - 21:40
User Badges:
  • Bronze, 100 points or more

Hi Giuseppe,


Thanks for your valuable help. It is working.


thanks

Arun Kumar

Actions

This Discussion