MPLS for IPv6

Charles Wyble charles at thewybles.com
Tue Nov 4 15:24:08 CST 2008


devang patel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does any vendor support the MPLS for native IPv6 network?
> I was working on one testing scenario where I have Cisco 7200 routers and
> whole network is running only IPv6 and I wanted to run MPLS on the top of
> that but I found MPLS is not supported on IPv6 networks? is that true?
>
>   

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/ipv6/configuration/guide/ip6-over_mpls_ps6922_TSD_Products_Configuration_Guide_Chapter.html 


would say it's possible.

However (I'm not an expert at MPLS so forgive me if I'm wrong) isn't 
MPLS at a lower level and you run IP on top of it? That seems to be what
initial research indicates. See the NANOG talk archives for lots of MPLS 
presentations.




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