[ovs-discuss] Traffic among the VMS on the same host

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Thu Dec 16 18:31:02 UTC 2010


On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:29:45PM +0530, Ramana Reddy wrote:
> Thanks for your quick reply. Yaa its work if I set a GRE tunnel "tunnel1"
> from
> VM1 to OpenVswitch( External) /Linux Machine and "tunnel2" from VM2 to
> OpenVswitch(External)/Linux Machine.
> In this setup, the OpenVswitch (External) creating two data paths dp0 and
> dp1 as each tunnel requires one bridge.

I don't understand why each tunnel requires a bridge.  Can you explain
why?

(I'm not very good with tunnels, though.  I hope that Jesse jumps in if
I get in over my head.)




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