MPLS Technology

intermediate level / engineers and strategists

The course presents the architecture, basic concepts, MPLS mechanisms and signaling protocols as well as basic principles of using MPLS  for creation of virtual private networks, traffic management and QoS implementation in NGN. The course includes a practical demonstration of MPLS functioning and use.


  • Basics on MPLS functioning, mechanisms and protocols
  • Use of MPLS in modern networks:
    • virtual private networks VPN,
    • traffic engineering TE,
    • fast re-route procedures FRR,
    • QoS,
    • GMPLS
  • Basic MPLS parameter router configuration
  • Basics on MPLS and GMPLS technologies and areas of usage
  • MPLS-based traffic engineering
  • Virtual private networks
    • L2 MPLS VPN
    • L3 MPLS VPN
  • Comparison of MPLS VPN with other VPN solutions
  • MPLS in mobile operator networks
  • Lab excersise: configuration of MPLS VPN and MPLS TE

Target group

  • Network/system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Technical and customer services support personnel
  • Marketing and technical sales personnel


After completing the course you will:

  • understand the architecture, basic concepts and services in MPLS networks
  • have basic knowledge about operation of mechanisms and protocols in MPLS
  • be familiar with MPLS advanced functions and traffic enginering
  • know how VPN based MPLS works
  • be competent to configure basic MPLS parameters on network equipment
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:2 days
Tutor:Janez Sterle, Luka Koršič
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
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Status: Closing date exceeded