About this Course

Code TPIP1307
Duration 1 Day

An introduction to the topic of Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) looking first at plain vanilla MPLS Label Switched Paths and then progressing through the concepts of MPLS Virtual Private Network (VPN) connections.


A good understanding of IP networking is essential as well as an understanding of OSPF and BGP which can be obtained from attending our 'Routing Protocol Principles.'

Who Should Attend?

Engineers are finding MPLS is a variety of different applications from IP VPNs, through to GMPLS in transmission networks as so this 1 day course will provide an excellent introduction to the topic.


  • Motivation for MPLS
  • MPLS Applications View
  • MPLS Packet Forwarding
  • Architecture of MPLS-based IP-VPNs
  • Forward Equivalence Class
  • MPLS Label Operations
  • Special Case Labels
  • Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • MP-BGP Configuration

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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