O'Reilly logo
live online training icon Live Online training


Topic: System Administration
Vinit Jain

This is a 2-day live hands-on course on VXLAN and VXLAN-EVPN in which the students will learn about the VXLAN technology, how it can be deployed in data center environment and also how to troubleshoot the same. The 2-day session will talk them through various topics within VXLAN and VXLAN-EVPN such as VXLAN Multipod, VXLAN Tenant Routed Multicast and also VXLAN Multisite.

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

  • Learn how VXLAN works and how it can be used to scale your data center environment
  • Learn how to implement VXLAN Flood and Learn as well as VXLAN-EVPN
  • Learn how to build VXLAN Multi-Pod as well as VXLAN Multisite setup in data center
  • Learn how to troubleshoot VXLAN EVPN on Nexus 9000 series switches

This training course is for you because...

  • Beginners who are interested in learning VXLAN and also preparing for CCNP / CCIE Certifications in Data Center track.
  • Network Engineers already working in Data Center and are looking to upgrade their skills on VXLAN and VXLAN-EVPN
  • Network Engineers and Architects who have already VXLAN running in their data center and want to gain in-depth knowledge about the topic.


  • Basic concepts of Routing and Switching
  • Familiarity with Nexus OS (NX-OS)
  • Curiosity (to learn)

Course Set-up

  • Setup a GNS3 or VIRL or EVE server for practicing some of the topics in virtual environment.

Recommended Preparation

Recommended Follow-up

About your instructor

  • Vinit Jain, CCIE No. 22854, is a Technical leader with Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) providing escalation support in areas of routing and data center technologies. Vinit is co-author for multiple Cisco Press Titles – “Troubleshooting BGP” , “Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches and NX-OS”, “LISP Network Deployment and Troubleshooting” , Live lesson video series on “BGP Troubleshooting” and CCNP/CCIE DCCOR Complete Video Course with Pearson. Vinit is also a distinguished speaker at Cisco Live and have also presented at NANOG, CHINOG on various topics. Prior to joining Cisco, Vinit worked as a CCIE trainer and a network consultant. In addition to his CCIEs, Vinit holds multiple certifications on programming and databases. Vinit has done his bachelors in Mathematics and earned his Master’s in Information Technology in India..


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Day 1

Segment 1: VXLAN Flood and learn (2 hours)

  • VXLAN Overview
  • VXLAN Flood & Learn
  • VXLAN Ingress Replication

Break: 10 min

Segment 2: VXLAN EVPN (2 hours)

  • Overview of VXLAN-EVPN
  • Implementing VXLAN-EVPN
  • Troubleshooting VXLAN-EVPN
  • Implementing VXLAN Multi-Pod

Day 2

Segment 3: VXLAN TRM (2 hours)

  • VXLAN TRM Overview
  • Implementing VXLAN-EVPN TRM

Break: 10 min

Segment 4: VXLAN-EVPN Multisite (2 hours)

  • VXLAN-EVPN Multisite Overview
  • Implementing VXLAN-EVPN Multisite

Course wrap-up and next steps