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Module 4: Frame Mode MPLS Implementation

4.1 Introducing MPLS Networks
4.1.1 The MPLS Conceptual Model
4.1.2 Router Switching Mechanisms
4.1.3 MPLS Basics
4.1.4 MPLS Architecture
4.1.5 Label Switch Routers
4.1.6 LSR Component Architecture
4.2 Assigning MPLS Labels to Packets
4.2.1 Label Allocation in a Frame Mode MPLS Environment
4.2.2 Label Distribution and Advertisement
4.2.3 Populating the LFIB Table
4.2.4 Packet Propagation Across an MPLS Network
4.2.5 Penultimate Hop Popping
4.3 Implementing Frame Mode MPLS
4.3.1 The Procedure to Configure MPLS
4.3.2 Step 1: Configure CEF
4.3.3 Configuring MPLS on a Frame Mode Interface
4.3.4 Configuring the MTU Size in Label Switching
4.4 Describing MPLS VPN Technology
4.4.1 MPLS VPN Architecture
4.4.2 Benefits and Drawbacks of Each VPN Implementation Model
4.4.3 MPLS VPN Architecture
4.4.4 Propagation of Routing Information Across the P-Network
4.4.5 Using RDs in an MPLS VPN
4.4.6 Using Route Targets in an MPLS VPN
4.4.7 End-to-End Routing Information Flow
4.4.8 MPLS VPNs and Packet Forwarding
4.5 MPLS Lab Exercises
4.5.1 Lab 4.1 Configuring Frame Mode MPLS
4.5.2 Lab 4.2 Challenge Lab: Implementing MPLS VPNs (Optional)
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