1) EoMPLS would be a point-to-point connection say from one PE to another. For full mesh connectivity, the CPE would need to have multiple virtual circuits identifying each connection (VLANs/Interfaces)
VPLS in very crude terms would make the MPLS Cloud equivalent to a Switch forming pseudowires to all the PE routers which have to be part of the LAN.
2)EoMPLS is supported from the 7200 Series to the GSR (12000) Series.
3) Only 7600 Series with OSM/SIP 600 Support VPLS now.
4) Yes you can build a star topology using EoMPLS with VLANs. You can extend VLAN per site from the hub and extend individual VLAN to each spoke.
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