Good MPLS/VPLS book?

Dan Snyder sliplever at
Thu Dec 23 17:49:46 CST 2010

On Dec 23, 2010, at 5:49 PM, Michael Helmeste <mhelmest at> wrote:

>  Does anyone have a favorite book or resource discussing MPLS and all associated Lego blocks (e.g. LDP, TE, VPLS, martini, mBGP et. al.)?
>  I understand the basics of what MPLS is and how you create a circuit from
> A to B but I'm afraid it still escapes me when trying to figure out how someone would, say, create a multicast capable VPN with 5 edge points.
>  Any pointers to a good way to reduce my level of ignorance on this subject would be appreciated. Vendor literature doesn't bother me as long as the concepts are there.
>  Regards,
>    Michael H.

Designing and Implementing IP/MPLS-Based Ethernet Layer 2 VPN Services: An Advanced Guide for VPLS and VLL (Paperback)
Zhuo Xu

I thought was pretty good.

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