Complex Network MPLS and MPBGP

Understanding Route Targets, Route Distinguishers and Route Leaking for MPLS and MPBGP

If you are working on a MPLS network using MPBGP and are struggling to understand what route distinguishers and route targets are and how they are used with route target imports and exports and why you would use a import or export map with a route target import / export then read on.