[ovs-discuss] Openvswitch manager

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Nov 25 18:02:04 UTC 2011

On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 02:57:13PM +0000, Semba, Kurt wrote:
> First things first: to get a connection between my app (using the
> RabbitMQ library) to a remote XenServer OVSDB server, I guess I'd need
> to change how the openvswitch is running on a XenServer to accept
> remote connections - right? Currently, this is how it is running on a
> newly build XenServer 6:

Normally Open vSwitch connects out to the remote server.  You can use
"xsconsole" to set what OVS connects to, or script it with "xe".

Presumably you need OpenFlow connections as well as OVSDB connections.
The BUGS section in the ovs-controller(8) manpage explains one simple
way to do that.

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