I have seen a few questions posted on the forum about EoMPLS issues, but the one I have is different to those already posted and responded too.
I have attached a document which includes the topology, configurations and output from commands to show the problem.
Basically between the two PE routers concerned with the EoMPLS tunnel, I'm receiving labels for the VC from the egress PE, as well as the next hop label. However, the VC will not become active and the next-hop address (shown in one of the outputs) is stating it is an invalid address.
At both PE routers this VLAN is up and the label has been assigned to the VC. If I shut down the VLAN, then the label assigned to the VC is removed from the remote PE. It all looks OK from a LDP label distribution perspective, but I'm not sure on why the next hop is invalid. Outputs I have seen from examples of the command "show mlps l2tunnel vc detail" states the next hop as point2point. If i view the routing table and mpls forwarding table, I can see that the next hop address is there and assigned a label.
I can ping all loopback addresses of all PE routers if that is what you mean. I also have a L3VPN running across the environment from the same CE routers and the routes are received fine from the remote CE.
Many thanks with your reply. Changing it from a VLAN-based EoMPLS configuration to a Port-Based EoMPLS configuration brought the VC up.
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