[ovs-dev] Private VLAN (pvlan) support in openswitch

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Thu Oct 15 06:47:01 UTC 2009


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:43:57PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:40:12PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi> writes:
> > 
> > > Does openswitch currently support Private VLANs? If not, are there plans
> > > to support them? 
> > 
> > Not yet.  We don't have plans, but this is a pretty simple
> > feature.  I imagine that we would accept a contribution that
> > implements them, if it was done cleanly.
> 
> OK. Yeah, it's a pretty straight forward feature.. unfortunately I don't
> think I have time to implement it right now :)
> 
> Thanks for the answer.
> 

.. and I was asking because VMware's new distributed virtual switch
seems to support pvlans, and also the Cisco Nexus 1K virtual switch
supports them.

Seems like a good way to save IP addresses.. 

-- Pasi





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