[ovs-discuss] Linking multiple VM with remote OVS
jesse at nicira.com
Thu Sep 6 15:36:45 UTC 2012
On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 3:46 AM, Farrow, Paul <pwfarr at essex.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi, thanks again for the help and the quick reply.
> I tried using GRE support built into OVS but I think I am using it in the wrong way, as I do not have an OVS at the remote host; this is because I just want to connect multiple remote hosts to a single OVS running on a remote VM.
> To give a bit more info, this is what im doing: I am using the gre built into OVS on the central machine running the only OVS in the system, but on the remote hosts I am using the iptunnel functionality built into linux to create the other end of the tunnel. Will this work?
It should work as long as you use "gretap" as the type on the Linux side.
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