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Static Routes over vPC to a device on FEX

Can you have a static route on your Nexus 7000 core switches that traverses the VPC to the Nexus 5,000's and then across the VPC to a device (maybe a single attached firewall) on a Cisco FEX?

I know there are strict rules regarding routing over a VPC, but from what I have personally read, they are rather vague.

Thanks!

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Assuming the peering SVI is sitting on the N7K since you've mentioned the static route is configured on the N7K. Then the answer is no, it is not a supported design.

HTH,

jerry

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Peering svi?

There is no peering, I'm asking if having a next-hop address that is accessable through a vPC is supported.

Yes, the SVI would be on the Nexus, and the next hop would be a mac on that vlan, but there is no peering going on.

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Sorry, not a real peering. Meaning on the Nexus is on a SVI. If Nexus is on a SVI, the answer is no, it is not supported.

Regards,

jerry

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