MPBGP Configuration

Hi everyone, JP here. You know as CCIE candidates, we are faced with one of the most difficult, and grueling, exams the networking world has to offer - the CCIE lab exam. As you may or may not be aware, Frame-Relay was replaced with L3VPN and DMVPN in the R&S Version 5 blueprint update. This means not only will we need to understand our IGP’s, MPLS, and VRF Lite, but we will need to fully understand how to configure MPBGP in order to transport our VPN labels and prefixes across the service pro

Codec Negotiations

Codec negotiation is a topic that gets glossed over without much consideration in the studies of most students. There’s really not much to it, right? All we have to do is slap a couple of Regions on two different system endpoints and…voila, we have successfully negotiated a codec! Can it be that simple? Like most answers to rhetorical questions in the tech world, “It depends.” A simplistic approach like the one just described above is a great place to start, but it doesn’t take into ac