Openness, Programmability, DevOps Software applications are the life
blood of corporate enterprises. Enterprise IT departments (and Lines of
Business) are under immense pressure to bring applications faster to
market. To remain competitive, many businesse...
There is a difference between something you know and something you
understand. Recently, I came across such kind of a situation, when I
realized I perfectly knew how to configure Inter VRF communication in
ACI, but the in-depth understanding was missing. ...
A few weeks ago, I attended Think 2019, IBM’s flagship conference. One
of the key themes in keynotes, sessions, workshops, and discussions was
the cloud and what it means for businesses. Here are my top three
takeaways from Think 2019. Multicloud Is Where...
I come across lot of questions on ACI fabric access policies and steps
involved in on-boarding a physical server into ACI. While there are lots
of helpful documents available online, which are based on Cisco Official
ACI configuration guides, still it is ...
In 2019, several major data center infrastructure shifts are converging.
Edge computing, artificial intelligence and network programmability will
all shift the nature of how you run data centers. Check out the top 10
data center and infrastructure trends ...
Nowadays, our customers and businesses live in a multicloud world – they
are in the process of moving to the cloud or they are wanting to move to
the cloud. It’s easy to talk about moving your business to a multicloud
environment, but in reality, it requi...
After many question on "ip unnumbered" and how the configuration would
look, I took a spin on the already released "ip numbered" or "p2p"
approach that I posted back in May 2015.For the sake of this example, we
are using the following Topology example.The...
Someone at a meeting recently told me how cool it was that big data was
finally moving out of the early adopter phase. He’s lucky I wasn’t
drinking a beverage at the time, or he might have ended up wearing
it.I’m accused of being sort of a unicorn when it...
Customers frequently comment that IT simply isn’t keeping pace with
their needs. Provisioning new data center resources can take weeks. To
be fair, IT professionals are doing the best they can but manual
processes and organizational silos can make the pro...
VXLAN EVPN Integration with LISPHost Move Detection in a VXLAN EVPN
FabricIn the VXLAN EVPN fabric, the host routes and MAC address
information are distributed in the MP-BGP EVPN control plane, which
means that the fabric itself performs the host detectio...
VXLAN/EVPN has been release on Nexus 9000 series in early February 2015,
followed by Nexus 7000/7700 (F3/M3 Linecard) in Summer and Nexus 5600
later in 2015. Other Cisco platforms like the ASR 9000 and ASR 1000 also
support VXLAN with EVPN control-plane.A...
Hi,I am new to ACI. I like to keep single Physical domain & AAEP as per attached diagrammed requirement. Kindly advise that as configured in attached diagram, is it the best approach or there are better ways to do it. BD-Vlan10[subnet:10.10....
Hello, I am looking for advice regarding ACI implementation in brownfield environment. Existing data center is build around Nexus3k switches, and vPC based fabric. Most of server vlans at layer 3 are terminated of FortiGate firewall. Ther...
I am running VXLAN BGP EVPN on my core. Cisco N9K as the spine and Cisco N3K as the leaf. For sometime now I am experiencing the above error in N3K. Anytime it pops on the logging, all my phones restart. I will appreciate assistance from anyone on this as...
Hello! I have an interesting task here. I have production tenant that has L3Out connected to an external router, behind which my management server located. Now fabric managed via out-of-band, I want to configure in-band management and I need to reach...
Hi all, I am curious about, Does FEX(N2K) with N5K as parent support L3 interface?My N2K is N2K-C2248TP-E-1GEMy N5K is N5K-C5672UP-16G here is the following output as I try to configure it as L3 port:N5K_(config)# interface ethernet 101/1/23N5K_...