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R. CardonaThe Fast-Track Guide to VXLAN BGP EVPN Fabrics https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6930-5_3

3. Encapsulating Layer 2 over Layer 3 with VXLAN

Rene Cardona1  
California, CA, USA

You have reached the point of working with VXLAN and the VTEPs. Our initial fabric setup is complete. Underlay, multicast, and BGP EVPN are configured and ready for VXLAN implementation. What should you expect out of this chapter? You should expect to see layer 2 traffic encapsulated in BGP and advertised in the EVPN table. Now that you have everything set up to support VXLAN, let’s discuss and configure the network virtual interface (NVE).


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