Month: September 2017

vPC with HSRP – Part IV

Virtual Port Channel Series: We are going to have detailed discussion on vPC in this series of post. Below are the topics which are covered in different posts.  Basics of vPC : Virtual Port Channel (vPC)- Part 1 vPC Inconsistency and Control Plane: vPC – Part II vPC Failure Scenarios […]

vPC – Part III

Virtual Port Channel Series: We are going to have detailed discussion on vPC in this series of post. Below are the topics which are covered in different posts.  Basics of vPC : Virtual Port Channel (vPC)- Part 1 vPC Inconsistency and Control Plane: vPC – Part II vPC Failure Scenarios […]

vPC – Part II

Virtual Port Channel Series: We are going to have detailed discussion on vPC in this series of post. Below are the topics which are covered in different posts.  Basics of vPC : Virtual Port Channel (vPC)- Part 1 vPC Inconsistency and Control Plane vPC Failure Scenarios: vPC – Part III […]

Virtual Port Channel (vPC)- Part 1

In our last post, we discussed about Fabricpath and its advantages over Spanning Tree Protocol. The core part of the network was running Fabricpath mode hence, utilizing full bandwidth and redundant links as well. However towards end server, we are still running Classical Ethernet and hence STP. So today’s […]

VXLAN And EVPN

Introduction What is VXLAN VXLAN Overview INTRODUCTION TO MP-BGP (EVPN) BGP Route Type “Introduction” Why we need a New extension for VLAN ? VLAN uses Spanning Tree protocol for Loop prevention, which ends up not being able to use half of the network by blocking redundant paths. In […]