In this post 📚 The trouble with learning RT-3s. 🎥 EVPN-VXLAN Explainer 3 is finally out! 👹 An odd choice? After many hours of writing, recording, re-recording, and rewriting; I was finally able to release the third video in my EVPN-VXLAN Explainer series (link below). This video deals with one of the aspects
In this post: 🎬 EVPN-VXLAN Explainer 2 🧡 My experience at the Aruba Airheads Netherlands event 🥀 Going off Twitter and joining Mastodon 🎬 EVPN-VXLAN Explainer 2 Hot of the presses, well, iMovie rendering, here is the latest EVPN-VXLAN Explainer video: This one covers how BGP peers build an EVPN session, with the AFI/
Now that we've covered the two flavours of IRB in depth, I want to share more of a discussion piece. Technical details are interesting, sometimes even fun, but what about real-world operational considerations? "Everyone has a plan..." Viewing the intimidating assortment of pikes, swords, sharp, and bashy objects in the
This blog provides details of how to build a static VXLAN network that connects physical hardware to a virtualised network, enabling communication from docker containers to external nodes. The build is comprised of a hardware ArubaOS-Switch acting as a VTEP and an openvswitch VTEP running on an ubuntu server, which
For many in enterprise networking, IPv6 is just a distant memory of a tedious mandatory training a few years back. Weird addresses, over-eager trainer, stories about v6 adoption that never came true. Why then for the last couple of years have I been presenting to Aruba audiences about IPv6 adoption?
> Since 2012 there has been a ticket open on Google's public 'Issue Tracker' requesting Android support DHCPv6 [https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/36949085]. On 6th November the status of the issue was changed to 'Won't Fix (Intended Behavior)'. The fact that Android does not support DHCPv6 may come as
12 sessions, 6 countries, 4 months After twelve sessions across six countries over four months, last week we presented the final ArubaOS-CX EMEA workshop in Dubai. The objective of the session was to familiarise the attendees with the game-changing ArubaOS-CX operating system and 8320 switching hardware. Each workshop was split
Hungry Horace For the uninitiated, ArubaOS-CX is a new networking OS, running on Aruba's 84/830xx campus core switches. I've been playing around with the OS for a while now. The headline is 'network OS with auto-generated REST API'. No clunky abstraction layer, no patchy feature coverage. Just the whole