VMware® VXLAN Deployment Guide
Mar 27, 2013
Organizations worldwide have gained significant efficiency and flexibility in their datacenters as a direct result of deploying VMware® server
virtualization solutions. Although compute has been virtualized, network and security technologies in datacenters have struggled to keep pace with
the innovations. Many VMware customers are now looking to implement a network virtualization solution that brings flexibility to datacenter networks.
Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN), part of VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™, addresses the current networking challenges.
This paper offers detailed deployment guidelines and step-by-step Instructions on how to build VXLAN-based datacenter networks.
It also demonstrates how to consume logical networks or virtual wires using the vCloud Networking and Security Manager UI and vCenter Server UI.