Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Data Center Fabric with EVPN and VXLAN (ADCX)


LENGTH: 40 Hours (5 days)

PRICE: kr56 000,00


This five-day course is designed to provide in-depth instruction on IP fabric and EVPN-VXLAN data center design and configuration.

Additionally, the course will cover other data center concepts, including basic and advanced data center design options, Data Center Interconnect (DCI), EVPN multicast enhancements, and in introduction to data center automation concepts.

The course ends with a multisite data center design lab.

This content is based on Junos OS Release 17.4R1 and 18.2R1-S3.

The Data Center Fabric with EVPN and VXLAN (ADCX) course is an advanced level course.

Relevant Juniper Product

• Automation • Data Center • Switching • EX Series • Junos OS • MX Series • QFX Series


• Describe and configure an IP fabric.

• Describe and configure an EVPN-VXLAN data center.

• Identify and configure centrally routed bridging (CRB) EVPN-VXLAN designs.

• Identify and configure edge-routed bridging (ERB) EVPN-VXLAN designs.

• Evaluate basic and advanced data center design concepts.

• Describe and configure DCI.

• Describe enhancements to multicast functionality in an EVPN-VXLAN.

• Describe the role of multicloud data center controllers.



• Data Center Implementation Engineers • Data Center Design Engineers


  • Understanding of the OSI model;
  • Advanced routing knowledge—the Advanced Junos Enterprise Routing (AJER) course or equivalent knowledge; and
  • Intermediate switching knowledge—the Junos Enterprise Switching (JEX) or equivalent.


Day 1

Course Introduction

Data Center Fundamentals Overview

• Traditional Multitier Architecture Challenges

• Next Generation Data Center Fabrics

• Juniper Networks Data Center Platforms IP Fabric Configuration

IP Fabrics

• IP Fabric Overview

• IP Fabric Routing

• IP Fabric Scaling

• IP Fabric Configuration

LAB 1: IP Fabric

VXLAN Fundamentals

• VXLAN Functions and Operations

• VXLAN Implementation

• VXLAN Gateways

Day 2

EVPN Controlled VXLAN

• Benefits of EVPN

• VXLAN Using EVPN Control Plane

Configuring EVPN Controlled VXLAN

• Configuring and Monitoring EVPN Signaling for VXLAN Routing


Day 3

Basic Data Center Architectures

• Basic Data Center Architecture

• Base Design

• Design Options and Modifications

LAB 3: EVPN-VXLAN Layer 3 Gateways

Data Center Interconnect

• DCI Overview

• DCI Options for a VXLAN Overlay

• EVPN Type 5 Routes

• DCI Example


Day 4

Advanced Data Center Architectures

• Advanced Data Center Architectures

• Base Design

EVPN Multicast

• Multicast Overview

• Multicast in an EVPN-VXLAN Environment

Introduction to Multicloud Data Center

• Data Center Evolution

• Contrail Enterprise Multicloud Use Cases

Day 5

Comprehensive Data Center Lab

• Data Center Architecture

LAB 5: Data Center Comprehensive Lab

The following Appendices can be covered, if time permits, and is requested by the delegate/s prior to booking:

Appendix A: Virtual Chassis Fabric

Appendix B: Virtual Chassis Fabric Management

Appendix C: Junos Fusion Data Center

Appendix D: Multichassis LAG

Appendix E: Troublehsooting MC-LAG

Appendix F: ZTP

Appendix G: In-Service Software Upgrade

Appendix H: Troubleshooting Basics

Appendix I: Data Center Devices

Session Dates

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