Winter 2011 ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs

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MPLS Tutorial

Time 01/30/11 09:00AM-05:00PM

Session Abstract

This full-day Tutorial is intended for network architects and engineers from higher education institutions. The main topic will be the deployment of MPLS in the campus environment. This encompasses:

* Providing use cases for the implementation of MPLS, answering the question why it's relevant to a campus network.

* Providing general background on MPLS, including a description of the MPLS wire format and a general glossary of terminology that engineers may face.

* Introducing the control plane technologies related to MPLS, including BGP and LDP.

* Providing concrete examples of MPLS deployments, including router configurations.

* Discuss the changes to troubleshooting and other network management aspects in a network that utilizes MPLS.

* Providing a hands-on environment to experiment with MPLS configurations.

Participants will be expected to be familiar with the operations of a campus data network, including IP routing, sub-netting, and dynamic routing protocols. No specific experience with MPLS is assumed.

Speakers

Speaker David Farmer University of Minnesota

Speaker David Farmer University of Minnesota

Secondary tracks Tutorials Network Infrastructures Emerging Technologies

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