[ovs-discuss] Linear topology in openveswitch

Gurucharan Shetty shettyg at nicira.com
Mon Mar 9 14:47:27 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 4:06 AM, AMER <amer7777 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I apologize for mule emails
> This is what i did and I do not know whether it is correct or not I want
> your comments
> Hello,
> Dear folks,
>   I would like to build and configure a linear topology using openveswitch
> and 4 VMs, I have installed in each VM an openveswitch and I want to build
> the following topology
> h1---VM1---VM2----VM3----VM4---h2
> To do this I did the following
> In each VMs
> ovs-vsctl add-br br0
> ovs-vsctl add-port br0 eth0
> ovs-vsctl add-br br1
> ovs-vsctl add-port br1 eth1
> Ifconfig eth0 0
> Ifconfig br0 192.168.x.z
> Ifconfig eth1 0
> Ifconfig br0 192.168.x.y
> I am going to do this in each VM
How do you plan to connect traffic between "br0" and "br1"?
"openvswitch patch ports" is one option.

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