Kategorie: Openvswitch

Openvswitch related information

Switching Performance – Chaining OVS bridges

The Openvswitch installed on a Linux system provides the feature to configure multiple bridges. Multiple OVS bridges behave like independent local switches. This is the way OVS is providing switch virtualization. It is possible to chain multiple OVS bridges on one system. Chaining multiple bridges is used by Openstack neutron, when using the default networking […]

Updated: 04/12/2014 — 21:33

Openstack Neutron using VXLAN

The networking part of Openstack provides several models for the L2 networks to be used as L2 tenant broadcast domains. An overlay network can be used to separate the MAC addresses and „vlans“ of the tenant networks from the transport layer network. Openstack neutron in Havana supports two overlay network technologies, GRE and VXLAN. VXLAN […]

Updated: 01/02/2015 — 14:45

KVM using the Openvswitch

Running KVM using the Openvswitch one way to attach VMs to the network. When using libvirt 1.02 and higher, several configuration options are available. The virt-manager can only use openvswitch fake bridges, so the virt-manager is not the best tool to configure the network interfaces for VM’s. There are two ways to define libvirt networks: […]

Updated: 09/11/2013 — 21:47