In this video, explore the theory behind virtual route forwarding and how it can help you manage multiple virtual routers on one piece of hardware.
- [Narrator] You're probably already familiar … with the concept of VMs or virtual machines. … We get this big physical server. … We load up some sort of hypervisor on it, … like a VMware ESX eyes and example. … And on that one physical server, … we can install multiple virtual servers. … We can install a virtual instance of maybe some sort … of Linux machine at maybe Microsoft windows. … We can have all these virtual machines running on … one physical server. … What about a router though? … If we take a look at a physical router, … can we virtualize things inside of that physical router? … Actually yes, … we can have virtual routers running inside of … one physical router. … Let's say that we're a service provider as an example, … and we've got these different tenants. … We'll say we have tenants, … A, B and C, … and we want them to have their own routing tables. … We want them to be logically isolated from one another, … and we want to be able to route traffic for them, … but we don't want to have to buy a router …
This course was created by Kevin Wallace Training. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.