[ovs-discuss] [ovn] lport name

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Oct 7 23:17:23 UTC 2015

On Wed, Oct 07, 2015 at 04:10:31PM -0700, Murali R wrote:
> Ref: http://benpfaff.org/~blp/dist-docs/ovn-nbctl.8.pdf
> I was not able to use same lport name across networks (lswitch). Is there a
> reason we need to have unique constraint for lport name across networks? If
> I am scripting to create containers, I may use same port names in a
> different lswitch/network to show they are same service.

The lport name has to be the same as the iface-id so that ovn-controller
can identify the lport that an interface that shows up on br-int
corresponds to.

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