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Verifying an MPLS Layer 2 Circuit Configuration



To verify the connectivity of MPLS Layer 2 circuits, use the ping mpls command. This command helps to verify that the circuit has been enabled by testing the integrity of the Layer 2 circuit between the source and destination routers.


  • To ping an interface configured for the Layer 2 circuit on the PE router, enter the following command:

  • To ping a combination of the IPv4 prefix and the virtual circuit ID on the destination PE router, enter the following command: