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Building MPLS-Based Broadband Access VPNs by Kumar Reddy

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Chapter 5. Introduction to MPLS-Based Access VPN Architectures

In this chapter, you learn about the following topics:

  • Architecture Overview of MPLS VPN in Broadband Networks

  • The Role of the PE and How to Map Subscribers to VRFs

  • Introduction to Virtual Home Gateways and Multi-VRF CE

  • Detailed Examples of Configuration and Monitoring for Three Different PE Deployment Scenarios: Direct Termination, Two-Box Solution, and Multi-VRF CE

This chapter gets into the central topic of this book: MPLS-VPN architectures for broadband and why they look the way they do. The chapter is divided into roughly two different sections. The first looks at how the different types of broadband traffic are mapped to an MPLS VPN, and the side effects of connecting potentially ...

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