[ovs-discuss] Migration with Open vSwith

Jérémie Tarot silopolis at gmail.com
Fri May 27 08:24:35 UTC 2011


2011/5/27 Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>

> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 2:02 AM, Francis Margelidon
> <Francis.Margelidon at callide.fr> wrote:
> > I have a problem when I migrate a virtual machine from one xen to another
> xen. If I tag the port of the vm for example I make a ovs-vsctl add-port br0
> vif1.0 tag=1 and then I make xm migrate vm1 xen2 --live. The vm1 on the xen2
> has no vlan tag. If someone have an idea to configure vlan in the vm1.cfg or
> to persist the config during the migration.
> Essentially what you need is a distributed vswitch that tracks the
> movement of VMs and applies the appropriate configuration on each
> individual hypervisor.  Open vSwitch exposes the remote management
> interfaces necessary to support such a use case but it is not
> inherently a distributed vswitch.  For that, you would need a central
> controller to orchestrate the policy.  Such a controller could be
> built on top of Nox.

Does someone know if such a project has been initiated ? Any code repo lying
around ?

Thanks in advance
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