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MPLS VPN and it's backup

Do any one have the experiences in implementation on backup the MPLS VPN ?

Can i use IPsec or GRE vpn to backup MPLS vpn ?

The situation is here :

I have CIsco 3662 with an ether port to vrf building and a DDN leased line to tranport the 4 MPLS VPN VRF t to peer PE router .Now i need a backup mathod to back up at least one vrf if the DDN line Down.

I wonder if i can use another etherport do IPsec or GRE vpn ,use internet to backup my MPLS VPN .

need any one's suggestion !


Re: MPLS VPN and it's backup

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Re: MPLS VPN and it's backup

I don't know if its really help you, but in a company where i did some mpls stuff some weeks ago they backuped their mpls vpns with gre it is possible, but i don't know if it is the smartest way to do so in some kind of circumstances....