VXLAN is a point to point, UDP-based “tunneling” protocol, that enables L2 encapsulation over an L3 “undernet”, while also allowing up to 16 million Virtual Networks. One challenge with deploying VXLAN is that by default VXLAN requires multicast support for Broadcast, Unknown and Multi-cast packets. Often this is not possible in customer networks. An alternative approach is to use the Service Node concept where dedicated node(‚ĶFull session details here: