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ELSM is not working over VPLS with L2PT on X465

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TitleELSM is not working over VPLS with L2PT on X465
Symptoms
ELSM session is not established over VPLS with L2PT on ExtremeSwitching X465
Environment
  • ELSM
  • L2PT
  • X465
Cause
This is configuration issue.
Resolution
The following configurations are required to tunnel protocol packets into VPLS using L2PT. 
 
create l2pt profile "df"
create l2pt profile "df1"
configure l2pt profile "df" add protocol filter "elsm1"
configure l2pt profile "df1" add protocol filter "elsm1" action encapsulate
configure vlan "user13" ports 13 l2pt profile "df"                ###Tunnel action profile should be configured on ingress port/vlan.
configure l2vpn vpls "l13" peer 192.168.255.3 l2pt profile "df1"  ### Encapsulate action profile should be configured on VPLS peer.

Also, for above encapsulation to work, below configuration is required (i.e. #dot1p tag inclusion is necessary for L2PT over VPLS networks):
 
configure vpls "l13" dot1q tag include
 
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