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Virtual Routing Forward (VRF) with Virtual Connect Flex-10

chuckk281
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Virtual Routing Forward (VRF) with Virtual Connect Flex-10

Mara had a Virtual Connect packet question:

 

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Hi all

I have a Virtual Connect Flex-10 connected to a  top of rack switch that supports the VRF protocol.

The customer wants to know how the VC works in this case. Does it support the VRF ? Does it forward the package to servers?

 

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Ramu replied:

 

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VRF is a Layer 3 protocol to have multiple routing tables within a same router. This is used in VPN configurations primarily.

 

Virtual Connect operates only at Layer 2. Based on the routing table and servers' default gateway, packets would be forwarded.

 

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Anyone else run into this requirement? Any comments or suggestions?