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Example: Configuring MPLS on the VPLS PE Router

 

This example shows how to configure MPLS on the VPLS PE router.

Requirements

Before you begin:

Overview

This example shows you how to configure MPLS on the PE1 router to advertise the Layer 2 VPN interface that communicates with the PE2 router.

Caution

MPLS is disabled by default on SRX Series devices. You must explicitly configure your router to allow MPLS traffic. However, when MPLS is enabled, all flow-based security features are deactivated and the router performs packet-based processing. Flow-based services such as security policies, zones, NAT, ALGs, chassis clustering, screens, firewall authentication, and IPsec VPNs are unavailable on the router.

Configuration

Step-by-Step Procedure

To configure MPLS on the VPLS PE router:

  1. Configure the interface to the PE2 router for MPLS.
  2. Configure the loopback for MPLS.
  3. Configure the path to destination 10.255.7.164.
  4. If you are done configuring the device, commit the configuration.

Verification

To verify the configuration is working properly, enter the show mpls command.