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Cisco VXLAN Configuration v1

February 2021

VXLAN is essentially an overlay that transports Layer 2 frames across a Layer 3 IP Network. It provides the ability to scale a Layer 2 broadcast domain at a larger scale while utilizing the full bandwidth of the network without blocking ports due to spanning-trees.


  • Scenario 1. Build the VXLAN Underlay
  • Scenario 2. Configuring the BGP Underlay
  • Scenario 3. Configuring Overlay
  • Scenario 4. Configure Host Connections
  • Scenario 5: External Routing