Setting up Multitenant VXLAN

Getting Started with Napatech Link-Virtualization™ Software

Platform
Napatech SmartNIC
Content Type
Getting Started Guide
Capture Software Version
Link-Virtualization™ Software 4.4

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) is a network virtualization technology designed to provide Ethernet Layer 2 network services over a Layer 3 network. Hosts on VXLAN can behave as if they are directly connected on the same LAN.

Additionally, VXLAN allows creating multiple instances of virtual LANs on the same devices, providing support for multitenant infrastructure.

This example assumes the use of two hosts, host1 and host2. We only show the configuration of host1, but a similar configuration can be used for host2.