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EVPN-VXLAN Campus Network Scaling Data for ERB

 

Table 1 lists the scaling values for the QFX10002-72q and EX4650 switches in the EVPN-VXLAN ERB campus example. You can find the topology and configuration in How to Configure an EVPN-VXLAN Fabric for a Campus Network With ERB. These numbers do not represent the maximum supported scale. They represent only the solution testing performed for this example. The results of the tests are provided for reference purposes only.

Table 1: Scaling Values for EVPN-VXLAN Campus Network with ERB

Attribute

Fabric

Per Core Node (QFX10002-72q)

Distribution Switch (EX4650)

Virtual switches

1

1

1

VLANS/bridge domains/VNIs

4000

Not Applicable

4000

ESIs

62

Not Applicable

62

IRB interfaces

4000

Not Applicable

4000

VRF instances

2000

Not Applicable

2000

ARP entries

44,000

Not Applicable

44,000

ND scale (incudes link local)

44,000

Not Applicable

44,000

IGMPv2 snooping

15,000

Not Applicable

15,000

MAC addresses

44,000

Not Applicable

44,000

Unique MAC address configured per IRB

100

Not Applicable

100

Unique Virtual GW MAC address configured per IRB

100

Not Applicable

100

1Tested with 44,000 ARP and ND entries. EX4650 can scale up to 57300 ARP and 57300 ND scales.

2Tested with 44,000 MAC addresses on the EX4650 switch. We can scale up to 291,000 pure Layer 2 MAC addresses with layer 2 profiles.