[ovs-discuss] Connecting OVSs and hosts running on different VMs
scott.lowe at scottlowe.org
Mon Nov 23 16:13:27 UTC 2015
Please see my responses inline, prefixed by [SL].
> On Nov 23, 2015, at 8:57 AM, Hassan Samii <hassan_samii21 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Guys i have a similar dilemma: I have 3 Guests inside a Host, of which 2 are simple vm's that just need to ping each other whereas the 3rd VM is a FreeBSD machine running OVS in userspace datapath.
> How do i connect these 3 VM's? I can't seem to force the use of the bridge OVS provides (The internal network always uses the classic linux bridge). Im using Virtualbox.
[SL] Hassan, see my other reply to David. Generally you'd need to run OVS on the host where these VMs are running in order to have it manage the connectivity between VMs.
> Il Lunedì 23 Novembre 2015 16:43, Scott Lowe <scott.lowe at scottlowe.org> ha scritto:
> Please see my response below.
>> On Nov 23, 2015, at 8:37 AM, David Gabriel <davidgab283 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am lookig to define a basic topology including 2 OVS switches and 2 hosts (each host is connected to one switch). These 4 components (switches ans hosts) are running in one separate VM. Please tell me how to connect them in order to ensure the communication in my basic network.
>> I checked so many links in the Internet but I didn't find a holistic tutorial ...
>> Regarding the controller I learn how to set it.
> Generally speaking, OVS runs *in* the host, so I'm a bit unclear on what you're trying to achieve. Can you elaborate so that we can try to help you?
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