MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) is a mechanism that switches traffic based on labels instead of routing traffic. It’s typically seen in service provider networks and can transport pretty much everything…IP, IPv6, Ethernet, frame-relay, PPP. MPLS VPN is a popular technique to build VPNs for customers over the MPLS provider network.

Course Highlights

In this course you will learn:

  • Why we use MPLS.
  • What MPLS is and how it works.
  • What labels are and how they are used for forwarding.
  • How to configure different MPLS VPN L3 PE-CE scenarios.
  • How to tunnel protocols like Ethernet or frame-relay over the MPLS VPN network.
  • And many other topics…


  • Good understanding of IGPs like RIP, OSPF and EIGRP.
  • Good understanding of tunneling techniques like GRE.
  • Good understanding of BGP.
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