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4. VXLAN Fabric Features and Functionalities

Rene Cardona1  
(1)
California, CA, USA
 

If you don’t know what features a VXLAN fabric provides, then what is the point of even deploying it in the first place. Let’s review the most important fabric features that make you transition from your slow, boring, spanning-tree-driven network to VXLAN BGP EVPN. The feature gain going to VXLAN BGP EVPN for your data center is worth the effort.

Fabric Anycast Gateways

To discuss anycast gateways, I must refresh your memory on FHRP (first-hop redundancy protocols). I’m sure you ...

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