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Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs by Kumar Reddy

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Chapter 3. VPNs in Broadband Networks

In this chapter, you learn about the following topics:

  • Criteria to Evaluate VPNs for Broadband Access

  • Operation and Configuration of Tunnel-Based VPN Solutions, Using Three Case Studies:

    • — Site VPN Using GRE Tunnels

    • — Telecommuter VPN Using IPSec Tunnels

    • — Infrastructure VPN Using L2TP Tunnels to Provide an Open Access Solution

  • Two Limited Solutions for Open Access Without Tunnels Using NAT and Policy-Based Routing

This chapter is really about tunnels. A lot of networks do not run MPLS, which creates a need to deliver VPN services over IP cores. These VPNs are typically built using point-to-point tunnels either between CPE routers or between provider routers.

Before taking a closer look at the world of tunnels, the ...

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