• Author : Isidor Kouvelas

 
 

L3 EVPN extension to BGP using MPLS

This feature is available when configuring BGP in the multi-agent routing protocol model. Ethernet VPN (EVPN) is an extension of the BGP protocol introducing a new address family: L2VPN (address family number 25) / EVPN (subsequent address family number 70). It is used to exchange overlay MAC and IP address reachability information between BGP peers [1]. EVPN supports the exchange of layer 3 IPv4 and IPv6 overlay routes through the extensions described in [2] (type 5 EVPN routes). An IP VRF is used on a Provider Edge (PE) router for each layer 3 overlay. VRF IPv4 and IPv6 routes are...
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