Chapter 4 The Underlay

In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:

The underlay associated with the BGP EVPN VXLAN fabric

IP address allocation options and MTU considerations for the underlay

Underlay unicast and multicast routing options

Network virtualization overlays, including Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), require a network over which the overlay-encapsulated traffic can be transported. Several considerations must be made in this ...

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