[ovs-discuss] OVS and KVM: getting persistent UUID's or querying UUID values based on interface name
jpettit at nicira.com
Thu Jun 24 20:02:04 UTC 2010
On Jun 23, 2010, at 12:29 PM, Sean Brady wrote:
> Is there any way to get UUID persistence for these virtual interfaces? If not, is there a clean way to query the DB to get the UUID of a named port? If I could just consistently get the UUID of the port using a shell script I can have this working when the VM is started up.
Great suggestion. Ben is going to add support for retrieving the UUID through the ovs-vsctl command. That should be added either today or tomorrow.
> P.S.: I am working on documenting this out, as well as my steps for using bridging with OVS and KVM. If we decide it's helpful I am more than happy to contribute it.
That would be fantastic. We know of a couple of people using KVM with OVS, but it would be great to have some official documentation for it.
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