This two-day course is designed to provide students with MPLS-based Layer 2 virtual private network (VPN) knowledge and configuration examples. The course includes an overview of MPLS Layer 2 VPN concepts, such as BGP Layer 2 VPNs, LDP Layer 2 circuits, FEC 129 BGP autodiscovery, virtual private LAN service (VPLS), Ethernet VPN (EVPN), and Inter-AS Layer 2 VPNs. This course also covers Junos operating system-specific implementations of Layer 2 VPN instances, VPLS, and EVPNs. This course is based on the Junos OS Release 18.2R1.9.
Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos OS and in device operations.
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Students should have intermediate-level networking knowledge and an understanding of OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, and Junos policy. Students should have experience configuring MPLS label-switched paths using Junos. Students should also attend Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS), Junos Service Provider Switching (JSPX), Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) and Junos MPLS Fundamentals (JMF) courses prior to attending this class.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: MPLS VPNs
Chapter 3: BGP Layer 2 VPNs
Overview of Layer 2 Provider-Provisioned VPNs
BGP Layer 2 VPN Operational Model: Control Plane
BGP Layer 2 VPN Operational Model: Data Plane
Preliminary BGP Layer 2 VPN Configuration
BGP Layer 2 Configuration
Monitoring and Troubleshooting BGP Layer 2 VPNs
Lab: BGP Layer 2 VPNs
Chapter 4: Layer 2 VPN Scaling and CoS
Review of VPN Scaling Mechanisms
Layer 2 VPNs and CoS
Lab: Layer 2 VPN Scaling
Chapter 5: LDP Layer 2 Circuits
LDP Layer 2 Circuit Operation
LDP Layer 2 Circuit Configuration
LDP Layer 2 Circuit Monitoring and Troubleshooting
FEC 129 BGP Autodiscovery Layer 2 Circuit Operation
FEC 129 BGP Autodiscovery Layer 2 Circuit Configuration
FEC 129 BGP Autodiscovery Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Lab: LDP Layer 2 Circuit and FEC 129 BGP Autodiscovery
Chapter 6: Virtual Private LAN Services
Layer 2 MPLS VPNs Versus VPLS
BGP VPLS Control Plane
BGP VPLS Data Plane
Learning and Forwarding Process
Chapter 7: VPLS Configuration
Chapter 8: Ethernet VPN (EVPN)
EVPN Control Plane