[ovs-discuss] OpenVswitch with Vlans.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Jan 25 20:32:02 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:27:39AM -0800, Frank wrote:
> My guess is you should set ports of OVS to trunk port given you want
> to pass through the VLAN traffic.
> You may see vlan stuff at http://openvswitch.org/ovs-vswitchd.conf.db.5.pdf
> try:
> ovs-vsctl set port your_port_name_or_uuid turnks=100

By default ports trunk all VLANs, so this should not be necessary.

> >  How to enable all ports connected to OVS so that all vlan
> >traffic should pass through OVS.
> given ovs has a default flow "normal" makes it work as a L2/L3
> switch, I think you need not do anything specific.

You should be correct about this in this case.

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