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Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches and NX-OS, First Edition by Richard Furr, Brad Edgeworth, Vinit Jain

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Chapter 14

Troubleshooting Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

This chapter covers the following topics:

Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) is a MAC-in-IP overlay encapsulation that allows Layer 2 (L2) communication between sites that are separated by a Layer 3 (L3) routed network. OTV revolutionized network connectivity by extending L2 applications across multiple data centers without changing the existing network design. This chapter focuses on providing an overview of OTV, the processes for the OTV control and data plane and how to troubleshoot OTV.

OTV Fundamentals

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