Cisco® Advanced Implementing and Troubleshooting MPLS VPN Networks v1.0 (AMPLS)

This course that will teach you how to successfully deploy a complex MPLS VPN installation and includes significant focus on troubleshooting common problems. You will learn how to build intranet and extranet MPLS VPN networks, add Internet access, and then migrate this complex network into multiple autonomous systems (ASs) where Inter-AS VPNs and Carrier Supporting Carrier (CsC) VPNs are supported.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Identify methods of deploying MPLS VPNs in a variety of network scenarios
  • Select the best MPLS VPN method to implement for a given network scenario
  • Implement the chosen MPLS VPN solution and verify that it is functioning as intended
  • Filter MPLS VPN Routes
  • Implement and troubleshoot MPLS VPN Internet Access
  • Deploy Carrier Supporting Carrier (CsC) VPNs
  • Characterize the fundamental components of an MPLS VPN Network
  • Implement Shared Internet Access through a Single NAT Gateway
  • Gain practical skills in deploying an Inter-AS MPLS VPN
  • Partition MPLS VPN Route Reflectors
  • Implement MPLS VPN with RIPv2, BGPv4, and OSPF
  • Establish VPNv4 Peering
  • Identify and troubleshoot frequently encountered MPLS VPN problems


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Implementing and Troubleshooting MPLS
  • MPLS Operation
  • Deploying MPLS
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting MPLS
  • 2 - Implementing Intranet and Extranet MPLS VPNs
  • VPN Routing and Forwarding (VRF) Instance
  • Overlapping VPNs
  • MP-BGP
  • Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP
  • MPLS VPN Connection Rules
  • Configuring MPLS VPN
  • 3 - Scaling MPLS VPN Networks
  • Improving MPLS VPN Convergence
  • Improving BGP Performance
  • Sizing Edge Router
  • 4 - Implementing Inter-AS MPLS VPNs
  • Inter-AS MPLS VPN Building Blocks
  • Inter-AS Deployment Options
  • Scaling Inter-AS MPLS VPNs
  • Route Filtering Techniques
  • 5 - Troubleshooting MPLS VPNs
  • Preparing for Troubleshooting
  • Control Plane Troubleshooting
  • Forward Plane Troubleshooting
  • 6 - Implementing Inter-AS Carrier Supporting Carrier (CsC)
  • Enabling CsC
  • CsC Topologies
  • Security in CsC
  • Configuring CsC
  • 7 - Internet Access in MPLS VPN Networks
  • Simple Solutions
  • VRF Specific Default Route
  • VPN to Internet through Subinterfaces
  • Internet in an Extranet
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for network professionals including designers, implementers, and support staff that are involved with the deployment of large-scale networks for large enterprises or the design and deployment of high-end networks requiring MPLS VPNs.

    Cisco® Advanced Implementing and Troubleshooting MPLS VPN Networks v1.0 (AMPLS)

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days

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