[c-nsp] VXLAN Unicast on Nexus 5600 or 9300

Pieter Lewyllie (pilewyll) pilewyll at cisco.com
Fri Apr 1 04:35:38 EDT 2016

For ingress replication you can do it with EVPN or statically. Have a look at the "Configuring BGP EVPN Ingress Replication” and "Configuring Static Ingress Replication” sections on:



On 01/04/16 09:47, "cisco-nsp on behalf of Brian Turnbow" <cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net on behalf of b.turnbow at twt.it> wrote:

>The document explains what the three options are for cisco vxlan control 
>planes supported on various cisco platforms.
>Multicast, unicast and mp-bgp evpn , pbb if you were.
>I guess the “focusing on” section wasn’t enough for you, and my specifying 
>that the third option is supported on the 9ks was misunderstood.
>Both the unicast and the mp bgp evpn  do not require multicast, which is 
>better for you depends on what you want to do .
>For the 9k take a look at
>for the 5600 can’t help you but try the ciscolive sessions they are 
>available for free after registering and are really good about explaining 
>what features are available in which platforms etc.
>From: Robert Hass [mailto:robhass at gmail.com]
>Sent: giovedì 31 marzo 2016 19:11
>To: Brian Turnbow
>Cc: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net
>Subject: Re: [c-nsp] VXLAN Unicast on Nexus 5600 or 9300
>This document doesn't provide any information what is supported on different 
>Nexus models.
>The 9ks will do mp bgp vpn , but not sure about the 5600 never used them.
>I asked about unicast-VXLAN not "mp bgp vpn".
>I know that 9300 can do multicast based VXLAN. But I need devices which can 
>do this using unicast as I have project where multicast will not be 
>implemented at L3 between VTEPs. I see that this is what Arista can do. But 
>due to politics we would stay with Cisco shop.
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