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NE40E-M2 V800R010C10SPC500 Feature Description - LAN Access and MAN Access 01

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Combinations of Underlay and Overlay Networks

Combinations of Underlay and Overlay Networks

A basic network on which a VXLAN tunnel is established is called underlay Network, whereas the service network carried by the VXLAN tunnel is called overlay network. In VXLAN scenarios, the following combinations of underlay and overlay networks are applicable.

Category

Definition

Example

IPv4 over IPv4

The overlay network and underlay network are both IPv4 networks.

As shown in Figure 15-3, the server IP and VTEP IP addresses are all IPv4 addresses.

IPv6 over IPv4

The overlay network is an IPv6 network, and the underlay network is an IPv4 network.

As shown in Figure 15-3, the server IP addresses are IPv6 addresses, and the VTEP IP addresses are IPv4 addresses.

IPv4 over IPv6

The overlay network is an IPv4 network, and the underlay network is an IPv6 network.

As shown in Figure 15-3, the server IP addresses are IPv4 addresses, and the VTEP IP addresses are IPv6 addresses.

IPv6 over IPv6

The overlay network and underlay network are both IPv6 networks.

As shown in Figure 15-3, the server IP and VTEP IP addresses are all IPv6 addresses.

Figure 15-3 Combinations of underlay and overlay networks
NOTE:

Currently, only the IPv4 over IPv4 network is supported.

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