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Hello,I am looking for some help and if possible pointing to documentation or some source of information. Trying to build a lab and test the ISIS instances, the configuration was snipped from "How to Configure Multiple Independent IGP Instances of IS-IS". The basic part is working as expected and I decided to check if (and how) the source-packet-routing will be acting in this setup.The topology is very simple 4x ISIS peers, no fancy design and it's all was confirmed to work as expected in a classical ISIS setup.Once the configuration an all 4 devices were converted into isis-instance, the global/master process was deactivated.1st check - default/IGP setup is working as expected 2nd check - SPRING (again - same configuration working perfectly in a master ISIS instance)
Source Packet Routing (SPRING): Enabled SRGB Config Range : SRGB Start-Label : 700000, SRGB Index-Range : 5000 SRGB Block Allocation: Failure SRGB Start Index : 700000, SRGB Size : 5000, Label-Range: [ 700000, 704999 ] Node Segments: Enabled Ipv4 Index : 104, Ipv6 Index : 204So it's clear I have some issues with Lable allocation, but I am not sure how to go deeper and find out what could be the case.The debug log shows that I do advertise the needed SPRING info
May 11 13:20:11.115483 Receive LSP: LSP vMX2.00-00, type 135, len 36, count 219May 11 13:20:11.115540 IP unicast prefix: 184.108.40.206/32 metric 0 upMay 11 13:20:11.115561 8 bytes of subtlvsMay 11 13:20:11.115579 Node SID, Flags:0x40, Algo:SPF(0), Value:102Same time the Label allocation (under this configuration) is not working EX: set protocols isis-instance left interface all level 2 post-convergence-lfaset protocols isis-instance left interface all point-to-pointset protocols isis-instance left source-packet-routing srgb start-label 700000set protocols isis-instance left source-packet-routing srgb index-range 5000set protocols isis-instance left source-packet-routing node-segment ipv4-index 104set protocols isis-instance left source-packet-routing node-segment ipv6-index 204set protocols isis-instance left level 1 disableset protocols isis-instance left backup-spf-options use-post-convergence-lfa maximum-backup-paths 3set protocols isis-instance left backup-spf-options use-source-packet-routingI rebooted (after the configuration changed from MAIN to INSTANCE) all involved devices, so there should be no issues with this.
Any help will be much appreciated.
Thank you in advance,Andrei
Just a short update on this.
I was doing more tests (this time a simple "reverse engineering") and found out that it works with the following conditions:1. The main ISIS process (instance) should be enabled (no interfaces, levels etc needed, just as a process)2. The SRGB must be enabled and the range, should be the same as you are planning to use under the relevant instance (interesting point, I was testing with the bigger range - to check if I could have a big one on the master and specific one under the different instances... it did not work in this way...)3. Once you have the above in place - it will start working as expected.Still an open topic (maybe somebody may have needed information)- How to debug the mpls label allocation?- How to debug the isis in regards to label allocation? PS: As I mentioned in the 1st post, it looks all be related to mpls label allocation. Without the "main ISIS instance" the MPLS labels are not allocated to the ISIS process, causing the ISIS-instance to be unable to use it.run show mpls label usageLabel space Total Available ApplicationsLSI 994984 994980 (100.00%) BGP/LDP VPLS with no-tunnel-services, BGP L3VPN with vrf-table-labelBlock 994984 994980 (100.00%) BGP/LDP VPLS with tunnel-services, BGP L2VPNDynamic 994984 994980 (100.00%) RSVP, LDP, PW, L3VPN, RSVP-P2MP, LDP-P2MP, MVPN, EVPN, BGPStatic 48576 48576 (100.00%) Static LSP, Static PWEffective RangesRange name Shared with Start EndDynamic 16 799999Dynamic 805000 999999Static 1000000 1048575SRGB 800000 804999 ISISConfigured RangesRange name Shared with Start EndDynamic 16 799999Dynamic 805000 999999Static 1000000 1048575SRGB 800000 804999 ISIS