[ovs-discuss] Purpose of the configuration database

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Jun 18 20:11:17 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 02:02:05PM +0000, DarkBls wrote:
> So far I've two servers: Phosphorus and Sulphur
> Phosphorus host the configuration database and an OvS instance which has :
> [root at Phosphorus ~]# ovs-vsctl add-br br0
> [root at Phosphorus ~]# ovs-vsctl add-port br0 eth1
> [root at Phosphorus ~]# ovs-vsctl add-port br0 tap1
> On Sulfur when I want to launch the OvS Daemon pointing by TCP on
> Phosphorus:

That will not work.  Each OVS must have its own configuration database,
which must be hosted by an ovsdb-server running on the same machine.

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