Chapter 6. Logical Switch Packet Walks

This chapter covers all or part of the following VCP6-NV exam blueprint topics:

Image Objective 5.1—Create and Administer Logical Switches

Chapter 5, “NSX Switches,” discussed what a logical switch and universal logical switch are but didn’t quite visualize how traffic is sent between virtual machines (VMs) in the same VNI. This chapter does packet walks for multiple scenarios of VMs in the same logical switch communicating with each other. This chapter also covers the different cases of what the logical switch and universal logical switch do when they receive a broadcast, unknown unicast, and multicast (BUM). ...

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