Configure VXLAN Tunnel to Decapsulate Traffic

Before creating a VXLAN tunnel termination, refer to the VXLAN Tunnel Termination—Rules and Notes.

The following table summarizes the required tasks to configure a VXLAN tunnel for decapsulating the traffic:



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Configure the required circuit port.

Configure Ports


Configure an IP interface and attach the circuit port that you created in task 1.

Configure IP Interface


Configure a VXLAN tunnel for decapsulation and attach the IP interface that you created in task 2. Ensure that you select the Type as VXLAN and Mode as Decapsulation.

Create Tunnel


Create a VXLAN group for a device and add all the VXLAN IDs that are specific to the device.

Create VXLAN / L2GRE Group


Configure a map to decapsulate the traffic. Ensure that you add the IP interface that you created in task 2 as the source of the map and specify the required pass/drop rule in the map to filter the traffic based on inner packet attributes or VXLAN ID for the template configured.

Create a New Map