EVPN Technical Deep Dive

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This webinar will help you grasp the EVPN fundamentals, potential use cases, and its benefits and drawbacks. The deep dive part of the webinar discussed technical details that will enable you to deploy and troubleshoot EVPN in multi-vendor environments.

46:26 EVPN Fundamentals

We'll start with a very brief description of what EVPN does and how it all started, and explore EVPN functionality, from basic bridging to MAC mobility, proxy ARP, integrated routing and bridging, and EVPN-based MLAG.

What Is EVPN 18:37 2018-03-07
EVPN Features Overview 14:57 2018-03-07
Advanced EVPN Features 12:52 2018-03-07

35:17 EVPN in the Data Centers

In this section Dinesh Dutt describes how to use EVPN with VXLAN in a data center environment, and how to keep your deployment as simple as possible.

Use Cases for EVPN in Data Centers 14:33 2018-03-07
BGP Deployment Models 20:44 2018-03-07

1:07:23 Bridging with EVPN

EVPN started as a L2VPN technology, but even there its creators tried to solve a plethora of problems including:

  • Dual-attached endpoints
  • Ingress replication versus IP multicast or MPLS P2MP flooding
  • ARP suppression
EVPN and Bridging 11:51 2018-03-07
Dual-Attached Endpoints 22:27 2018-04-10
Ingress Replication 9:52 2018-04-10
Advanced EVPN Bridging Topics 9:30 2018-04-10
EVPN Bridging Configuration 13:43 2018-04-10

1:36:57 Routing with EVPN

Integrated routing and bridging (IRB) is the most complex part of EVPN. You could choose between centralized or distributed routing, and between asymmetrical (routing on ingress) or symmetrical (routing on ingress and egress) routing.

Centralized EVPN Routing 18:15 2018-05-23
Distributed EVPN Routing 16:52 2018-05-23
Asymmetric Routing Model 12:51 2018-05-23
Symmetric Routing Model 23:25 2018-05-23
Comparing Asymmetric and Symmetric Routing 7:59 2018-05-23
Other EVPN Routing Topics 11:12 2018-05-04
EVPN Routing Configuration 6:23 2018-05-04

19:07 EVPN in Large Data Centers

When deploying EVPN in large data center fabrics, it makes sense to split the EVPN fabric into smaller layer-2 forwarding domains connected to the central layer-3 backbone.

EVPN in Large Data Centers 19:07 2018-05-04
Multi-pod and multi-site fabric designs

Slide Decks

Slide deck: EVPN 101 1.6M 2018-02-27
Slide deck: EVPN in the Data Center 2.2M 2018-05-23
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