• Author : Sindhuja S

 
 

uRPF exceptions

Description Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF) can help limit malicious traffic on a network. uRPF works by enabling the router to verify reachability of the source IP address (SIP) in the packet being forwarded. If the SIP is determined to not be a valid address, the packet is dropped. uRPF works in three different modes, strict mode, loose mode and strict mode with allow-default. In the strict mode, the  packet must be received on  the same L3 interface that the router would use to route the return packet. In the loose mode, the router must have a route configured for...
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Per-VLAN routing support

Introduction Prior to this feature, Strata platforms (Please see Platform compatibility) used to support only destinationMac based match on a packet in MY_STATION_TCAM table to decide whether it should be routed or bridged. If dmac of the packet is routerMac and routing is enabled on the VLAN, packet is handled by L3 pipeline and processed. If dmac of the packet is routerMac and routing is not enabled on the VLAN(no SVI configured) the packet is still handled by L3 pipeline and is dropped. This routerMac can be normal bridgeMac, virtualMac( if VARP is enabled) or mlagPeerMac( if mlagPeerMac Gateway feature is enabled)....
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