VMware VXLAN Deployment Guide

Publisher : VMware
Latest Version : March 26, 2013
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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.