[ovs-discuss] Openvswitch and Linux containers

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Sat Oct 1 00:53:04 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 4:21 PM, Aishwarya <aishu85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jesse,
> Just thought of one more thing before I proceed. If openvswitch only runs on
> the root namespace, how will vms within another namespace on the same host
> communicate with each other? Is this still possible? I forgot to mention
> this earlier, but I need communication between vms within one container on
> the same host, as well as between containers on different hosts.

The VMs can still communicate through the vSwitch in the root
namespace, even if they are in the same host.

More information about the discuss mailing list