[ovs-dev] [PATCH RFC] netdev-linux: support lwtunnel vxlan interfaces

Jiri Benc jbenc at redhat.com
Thu Oct 1 16:12:12 UTC 2015

On Thu,  1 Oct 2015 18:08:51 +0200, Jiri Benc wrote:
> This is for IPv4 only at this point. Only vxlan is recognized for now.
> The usage is as follows:
> ip l a type vxlan metadata dstport 4789
> ovs-vsctl add-port ovsbridge vxlan0
                     ^ should be "ovs0"

> Now, the encapsulation can be specified using ovs-ofctl, e.g.:
> ovs-ofctl add-flow ovs0 'in_port=2 actions=set_field:2->tun_id,set_field:>tun_dst,1'
> ovs-ofctl add-flow ovs0 'in_port=1,tun_id=2 actions=2'
> Note that this depends on iproute2 patches that are not merged yet to create
> the metadata based vxlan interface.

Jiri Benc

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