Saturday, October 16, 2021

MUST READ: ARP Problems in EVPN

Decades ago there was a trick question on the CCIE exam exploring the intricate relationships between MAC and ARP table. I always understood the explanation for about 10 minutes and then I was back to I knew why that’s true, but now I lost it.

Fast forward 20 years, and we’re still seeing the same challenges, this time in EVPN networks using in-subnet proxy ARP. For more details, read the excellent ARP problems in EVPN article by Dmytro Shypovalov (I understood the problem after reading the article, and now it’s all a blur 🤷‍♂️).



source https://blog.ipspace.net/2021/10/worth-reading-arp-problems-evpn.html?utm_source=atom_feed

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