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Routed VPLS in Juniper

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  • 1.  Routed VPLS in Juniper

    Posted 11-10-2017 13:10

    Dear Experts,

     

    I need to interoperate NOKIA (Alcatel-Lucent) and Juniper (I believe SRX)

     

    On Nokia I am running routed-VPLS. Can I do that on Juniper? Cisco can do it as well. I read somethig about VPLS Routing, or VPLS integrated Routing but I am not sure...

     

    Basicalle routed-MPLS is the following: Allows a VPLS instance to be associated with a VRF. In other words, Inside a VRF, we communicate two interfaces (in two PEs for instance) in a VRF via a pseudowire (VPLS).

     

    Thanks a lot!! 


    #pseudowire
    #Juniper
    #vpls
    #vplsrouting
    #routed-vpls
    #Nokia


  • 2.  RE: Routed VPLS in Juniper

    Posted 11-10-2017 13:14

    with routed-vpls we communicate internally both VPLS and VPRN without needing an external hairpin.



  • 3.  RE: Routed VPLS in Juniper
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    Posted 11-10-2017 14:52

    Hi, 

     

    This is possibe by configuring an irb routing-interface on the vpls instance and then the same irb interface can be added to any RIs/vrfs.

    set routing-instances <vpls> routing-interface irb.x

    https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/junos/topics/task/configuration/vpls-irb-solutions.html

    I think Juniper had it before ALU/Nokia.

     

    Cheers,

    Ashvin

    Ashvin

     



  • 4.  RE: Routed VPLS in Juniper

    Posted 11-11-2017 05:09

    I am running some interoperability test with a customer: NOKIA - Juniper SRX

     

    I am not entirely sure whether this is supported in SRX300, apparently it does.

     

    https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/junos/topics/concept/security-integrated-routing-bridging-interface-understanding.html

     

    Basically I will connect VRF between NOKIA/JUNIPER, and enable routed-mpls to emulate SHAM-links to send OSPF routes as IA.

     

     



  • 5.  RE: Routed VPLS in Juniper

    Posted 11-16-2017 00:47

    The problem now is that the Interface is UP DOWN (the irb).

     

    We did what was suggested: we created an interface in VPLS (and it is UP UP), and then added to the VRF (it is UP DOWN). We do not why....



  • 6.  RE: Routed VPLS in Juniper

    Posted 11-16-2017 01:37
    Since this thread is closed, can you pl create new thread with your config and appropriate outputs?