What is the purpose of a VNI when a company is using VXLANs?

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What is the purpose of a VNI when a company is using VXLANs?

  • to map Layer 2 to Layer 3 packets
  • to facilitate the discovery of underlay Layer 3 networks
  • to uniquely identify overlay networks
  • to create a database of EID-to-RLOC mappings

Explanation: A 24-bit VXLAN network identifier (VNI) allows up to 16 million VXLAN segments, also known as overlay networks, to coexist within the same infrastructure.

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