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VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service) – Hierachical-VPLS (H-VPLS)

Posted by gokhankosem on 08 Sep 16 - Comments Off on VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service) – Hierachical-VPLS (H-VPLS)

H-VPLS (Hierarchical VPLS) H-VPLS (Hierarchical VPLS) is the more scalable version of VPLS. Basically, H-VPLS has some architectural difference than flat VPLS. VPLS Architecture, Flat VPLS In H-VPLS, there are some additional edge devices. These devices are u-PE (User facing Provider Edge) and n-PE (Network facing Provider Edge). By using two different Edge Devices, H-VPLS […]

Alcatel-Lucent, VPLS Example Topology

Configuring VPLS on Alcatel-Lucent Service Routers Before any Service configuration, our IGP configuration must be done and the network must be converged. We had talked about this preparations in the previous articles. In this article, we will focus on VPLS configuration. We assume that, our IGP configuration is done and the network converged without any […]


VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service) VPLS Overview VPLS is a Multipoint-to-Multipoint Layer 2 VPN Service that connects multiple branches of a Customer, in a single logical switched architecture over Service Provider IP/MPLS network. Service Provider IP/MPLS network is our transit network here. Different brances of a customer, pass through this IP/MPLS network and this Layer […]

Alcatel-Lucent Service Router Service Configuration Preparation

Network Preparation In the first part of this article series we talked about service terms and some steps about service creation and the preparing the network for service creation. Here, in this article, we will talk about the practical configuration of the network before service configuration. All these steps in this article are as a […]

Alcatel-Lucent L2 VPN and L3 VPN Services – Part 2 (Service Types)

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Posted by gokhankosem on 16 Apr 15 - 8 Comments
Alcatel-Lucent, Logical View of IES

Alcatel-Lucent L2 VPN and L3 VPN Service Types In this article we will talk about Service types used in Alcatel-Lucent Service Routers. Why Alcatel-Lucent use “Service Router” term for their service routers? This is because, different services to customers are given on these routers. Services that are given with Service Routers can be divided to […]

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