Tutorial: "Deploying MPLS with Linux" (Roopa Prabhu)


The Linux kernel recently added a new MPLS datapath driver and API to configure MPLS fib. This tutorial introduces users to these recent MPLS developments in the Linux kernel and walks through the process of setting up and deploying MPLS with Linux.


  • A brief introduction to MPLS.
  • Linux kernel MPLS infrastructure.
  • Light weight tunnel infrastructure.
  • MPLS ip tunnels using the light weight tunnel infrastructure.
  • Deploying Linux MPLS LSP and LER routers.
  • Futures.