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ADVANCED VMWARE NSX DATA CENTER: DEMYSTIFYING THE VTEP, MAC, AND ARP TABLES

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The VMware NSX Controller cluster, which contains three NSX Controllers, builds and maintains a set of tables that suppress much of the broadcast traffic currently congesting your physical networks. The tables being maintained include the VTEP, MAC, and ARP tables. Have you ever wondered how these tables get populated, the content of these tables, and, more importantly, what would happen in the event of a complete loss of all three NSX Controllers? Well, look no further.