[ovs-discuss] How to set trunk on open vswitch?

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Thu May 27 03:03:22 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 7:28 PM, 신용진 <akayong at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you are using OVS to do the vlans, you should set the tag field on the
> internal port and leave the other ports alone to trunk.
> Yes, for eth1 and eth2, I set tag field only. And empty trunks field in
> Port table.

Generally you want to set the tag field on the interface that you are using
to access the switch, which would be one you set an IP address on.  The
Ethernet interfaces should not have the tag field set because they need to
trunk all vlans (i.e. actually carry the tagged packets).
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