VXLAN Packet Forwarding Flow

Some cut and paste info on how VXLAN works, more of a memory jogger and useful.

VXLAN uses stateless tunnels between VTEPs to transmit traffic of the overlay Layer 2 network through the Layer 3 transport network. The below is an example of a VXLAN packet forwarding taken from the Cisco VXLAN configuration guide for Nexus 9000 NS-OX


VXLAN Overview

Nexus 9k Configuration Guide