Archives: Networking

MPLS VPN/VRF No ratings yet.

Why MPLS? Networks with more stringent QoS requirements might use IPSec-over-Internet for non-real-time traffic and MPLS for real-time and mission-critical traffic Basic MPLS, how it works: A good explanation is at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiprotocol_Label_Switching customer router-1/packets-> PE-ingress -> P-router -> … ->P-router ->PE-egress –> customer A router2 The PE-ingress will use routing information (FEC) to put the • Read More »


ipv6 testbed at home No ratings yet.

It is quite easy to setup a ipv6 testbed at home now. (1) setup linux ipv6 router apt-get install radvd  # on a vm or real box debian and copy the sample config to /etc/radvd.conf /etc/init.d/radvd restart (2) linux workstation autconfig The linux workstation should be able to autoconfig an ipv6 address ( without ” iface br0 • Read More »