[ovs-discuss] Interconnecting OVS on 2 different subnets

Gurucharan Shetty shettyg at nicira.com
Fri Oct 2 15:35:57 UTC 2015

When you try to ping an IP address in a different subnet, a ARP
request goes to your router interface IP address. In your case what is
your plan around providing the correct ARP response? If you do not
have a plan there, it is unlikely to work "correctly".

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Nishanth Devarajan <dev_raj82 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
>                 I have 2 OVS switches running on 2 different VMs which belong to 2 different subnets.
> i.e
>                  VM1 / OVS 1                                    AND                                       VM2  / OVS 2
>                   (                                                                                    (
> and are on different subnets (they are configured to be on different subnets).  Now, How do I ping VM2 from VM1, i.e how to establish a connection between the 2 switches. I’ve tried GRE tunnel between the switches but it doesn’t it seem to work. Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Nishanth
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