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JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 23/07/2024   English

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2 Days

12 CPD hours


Describe the history and rationale for MPLS, as well as its basic terminology.
Explain the MPLS label operations (push, pop, swap) and the concept of label-switched path (LSP).
Describe the configuration and verification of MPLS forwarding.
Describe the functionalities and operation of RSVP and LDP.
Configure and verify RSVP-signaled and LDP-signaled LSPs.
Select and configure the appropriate label distribution protocol for a given set of requirements.
Describe the default Junos OS MPLS traffic engineering behavior.
Explain the Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) extensions used to build the Traffic Engineering Database (TED).
Describe the Constrained Shortest Path First (CSPF) algorithm, its uses, and its path selection process.
Describe administrative groups and how they can be used to influence path selection.
Describe the default traffic protection behavior of RSVP-signaled LSPs.
Explain the use of primary and secondary LSPs.
Describe the operation and configuration of fast reroute.
Describe the operation and configuration of link and node protection.
Describe the operation and configuration of LDP loop-free alternate.
Describe the LSP optimization options.
Explain LSP priority and preemption.
Describe the behavior of fate sharing.
Describe how SRLG changes the CSPF algorithm when computing the path of a secondary LSP.
Explain how extended admin groups can be used to influence path selection.
Explain the purpose of several miscellaneous MPLS features.


This two-day course is designed to provide students with a solid foundation on Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).

Course Outline
  • Course Introduction
MPLS Fundamentals
  • MPLS Foundation
  • Terminology
  • MPLS Configuration
  • MPLS Packet Forwarding
Label Distribution Protocols
  • Label Distribution Protocols
  • RSVP
  • LDP
Routing Table Integration
  • Mapping Next-Hops to LSPs
  • Route Resolution Example
  • Route Resolution Summary
  • IGP Passive Versus Next-Hop Self for BGP Destinations
Constrained Shortest Path First
  • RSVP Behavior Without CSPF
  • CSPF Algorithm
  • CSPF Tie Breaking
  • Administrative Groups
  • Inter-area Traffic Engineered LSPs
Traffic Protection and LSP Optimization
  • Default Traffic Protection Behavior
  • Primary and Secondary LSPs
  • Fast Reroute
  • RSVP Link Protection
  • LDP LFA and Link Protection
  • LSP Optimization
Fate Sharing
  • Junos OS Fate Sharing
  • SRLG
  • Extended Admin Groups
Miscellaneous MPLS Features
  • Forwarding Adjacencies
  • Policy Control over LSP Selection
  • LSP Metrics
  • Automatic Bandwidth
  • Container LSPs
  • TTL Handling
  • Explicit Null Configuration
  • MPLS Pings
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

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  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
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How many CPD hours does the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training provide?

The 2 day. JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training course give you up to 12 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

What is the correct audience for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training?

This course benefits individuals responsible for configuring and monitoring devices running the Junos OS.

Do you provide training for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals program.

The JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training takes place over 2 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the JMF - Junos MPLS Fundamentals training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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