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Example: Base Configuration for a P Router


P routers in your MPLS network must have the following entities configured before these devices are prestaged:

  • A Gigabit Ethernet interface to each router in the network

  • Loopback interface

  • MPLS protocol

  • OSPF protocol

  • LDP protocol

Figure 1 shows a simple network with one P router connecting five N-PE routers.

Figure 1: Connectivity in a Simple Network
Connectivity in a Simple

The following example shows a P router configuration for the simple network shown in Figure 1.