SGNOG3 MPLS Workshop Agenda

Ng Seo Boon (Cisco)
Lim Fung (Cisco)

This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work. Open to technical staff who are now or soon will be building or operating a MPLS VPN network providing differentiated services.

Target Audience
Technical staff who are now or soon will be building or operating a wide area TCP/IP based Internet Service Provider (ISP), or metro service providers. Larger ISPs venturing into differentiated services will benefit.


It is assumed that the workshop participants know how to use a router command line interface, do basic router configuration and have a good working knowledge of IP routing in IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP.
The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax. Ability to troubleshoot simple IP network is desired.
Participants are required to bring laptops

Workshop Topics

Introduction to MPLS – Basic MPLS and LDP
Basic MPLS L3VPN – MPLS L3 VPNs Basics
Advanced MPLS L3VPN – Inter-AS MPLS VPNs & Internet Access in L3VPN deployments
Traffic Engineering – functionality, tunnel models for bandwidth control and path protection
L2 VPN’s – Types and functionality for EoMPLS, AToM, VPLS, L2TPV3
Troubleshooting MPLS – LDP, RIB, FIB, L3VPNs, L2VPNs