[ovs-discuss] GRE tunneling / star topology

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Jun 29 20:30:07 UTC 2010


On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 7:54 AM, DarkBls <darkbls at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi.
>
> I'm planning to make something like the architecure described in the joined
> PDF.
>
> I have 4 VM each one on their own physical server. A fith server is used to
> have a central OvS with 2 bridges.
>
> VM1 and VM2 are on the same set
> VM3 and VM4 are on the same set.
>
> A VLAN used on a set must not be visible on another set. For exemple the
> VLAN 100 on VM1 is not the same VLAN 100 on VM3.
>
> Can I make something like that ?
>

Yes, all of that is doable.


> Can I add a port on several bridge for exemple eth5 on the central server
> (to give WAN access to everyone) ?


No, a port can only be on one bridge at a time.  Obviously using bridging
you can connect one port to multiple other ports but that will also bridge
all other traffic.
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