[ovs-discuss] Create a new Open vSwitch in Xen
blp at nicira.com
Wed Nov 23 20:32:51 UTC 2011
Please don't drop the mailing list.
There's not much difference between having two switches and connecting
them, and having a single switch. What do you expect to differ?
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 06:30:58PM -0200, Thiago Martorelli wrote:
> I would like to emulate 2 Open vSwitch 2 in a Xen Server. It would have a
> link between these two OVS. Some VMs would be connected to a switch and
> other VMs on the other switch.
> The goal would be emulate a network in a Xen Server (with multiple
> switches) and another network in other Xen Server.
> In ovs-vswitchd manual is written that "A single ovs-vswitchd can manage
> any number of switch instances", so the question of how you do it. I do not
> know if that was the idea of bridges.
> 2011/11/23 Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
> > On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 05:44:50PM -0200, Thiago Martorelli wrote:
> > > I have a dummy question... I need create a another Open vSwitch in a Xen
> > > Server and connect both. How can I do?
> > >
> > > The command to create a new bridge is equal to create a new OVS instance?
> > >
> > > Example:
> > > ovs-vsctl add-br xenbr1
> > > ovs-vsctl add-port xenbr1 eth0
> > > ovs-vsctl add-port xenbr1 vif2.0
> > Maybe you should explain your high-level goal. Although what you
> > write will superficially work, it's not a good idea.
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